odontoblast


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odontoblast

 [o-don´to-blast]
one of the connective tissue cells that deposit dentin and form the outer surface of the dental pulp adjacent to the dentin.

o·don·to·blast

(ō-don'tō-blast),
One of the dentin-forming cells, derived from mesenchyme of neural crest origin, lining the pulp cavity of a tooth; odontoblasts are arranged in a peripheral layer in the dental pulp, each with an odontoblastic process extending part way into the dentinal tubules; the cells generally are columnar in the coronal pulp but are more cuboidal in the radicular area and adjacent to tertiary dentin.
[odonto- + G. blastos, sprout, germ]

odontoblast

/odon·to·blast/ (o-don´to-blast) one of the connective tissue cells that deposit dentin and form the outer surface of the dental pulp.odontoblas´tic

odontoblast

(ō-dŏn′tə-blăst′)
n.
One of the cells forming the outer surface of dental pulp that produces the dentin of a tooth.

o·don′to·blas′tic adj.

odontoblast

[ōdon′təblast′]
Etymology: Gk, odous, tooth, blastos, germ
one of the connective tissue cells in the periphery of the dental pulp that develops into the primary and secondary dentin of a tooth. Also called dentinoblast.

o·don·to·blast

(ō-don'tō-blast)
One of the dentin-forming cells, derived from mesenchyme of neural crest origin, lining the pulp cavity of a tooth.
[odonto- + G. blastos, sprout, germ]

odontoblast

A specialized connective tissue cell, lying in the outer surface of the dental pulp, that produces DENTINE.

o·don·to·blast

(ō-don'tō-blast)
One of the dentin-forming cells, derived from mesenchyme of neural crest origin, lining pulp cavity of teeth; arranged in a peripheral layer in dental pulp, each with an odontoblastic process extending part way into dentinal tubules; cells generally are columnar in the coronal pulp but more cuboidal in radicular area and adjacent to tertiary dentin.
[odonto- + G. blastos, sprout, germ]

odontoblast

one of the connective tissue cells that deposit dentine and form the outer surface of the dental pulp adjacent to the dentine.
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This is possible because of the presence of progenitor/stem cells in the dental pulp, which are able to form odontoblasts under appropriate microenviron-ments (Hao et al.
Deficiencies in magnesium can result in changes in ameloblasts and odontoblasts as well as hypoplasia of enamel and dentin.
Enamel Knots as Signaling Centers Linking Tooth Morphogenesis and Odontoblast Differentiation.
Relative levels of mRNA encoding enamel proteins in enamel organ epithelia and odontoblasts.
Once the pattern has been laid out, the spine's interior could then be strengthened by dentin deposition from odontoblasts derived from the prevalent mesenchyme-like cells located within the pulp of the developing spine.
In addition regeneration causes odontoblasts to surround the pulp.
It is synthesized only by osteoblasts and odontoblasts, with a small amount released de novo into the circulation (2).
Functional studies have demonstrated that DMP1 is essential in the maturation of odontoblasts and osteoblasts, as well as in mineralisation via local and systemic mechanisms [Feng et al.
1976]; poorly calcified dentinal bridges and few residual odontoblasts have been reported [Agamy et al.
Sicher and Bhaskar [1972] suggested that disturbances during the morphodifferentiation stage, such as altered endocrinic function, may affect the shape and size of the tooth without impairing the function of the ameloblasts and odontoblasts.