odontoblastic zone

odontoblastic zone

most peripheral zone of the pulp; composed of odontoblasts, cells responsible for dentinogenesis; the cell bodies of the odontoblasts adjoin the cell-free zone and their odontoblastic processes enter the dentinal tubules.
See also: odontoblastic layer.

o·don·to·blast·ic zone

(ō-dontō-blastik zōn)
Most peripheral zone of pulp; composed of odontoblasts, cells responsible for dentinogenesis; cell bodies of the odontoblasts adjoin the cell-free zone and their odontoblastic processes enter the dentinal tubules.
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