pulp atrophy

pulp at·ro·phy

diminution in size and/or cellular elements of the dental pulp due to interference with the blood supply.

pulp at·ro·phy

(pŭlp atrŏ-fē)
Diminution in size and/or cellular elements of dental pulp due to interference with the blood supply.
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Also, the aging of the organism reduces the size of the tooth chamber due to the formation of the tertiary dentin and dental pulp atrophy. It starts with the apoptosis of odontoblasts and fibroblasts, and the accumulation of hydroxyapatite crystals.
Histopathologic evaluation of the spleen showed white pulp atrophy; the red pulp indicated congestion and ill-defined nodules, varying in size and comprising macrophages, polymorphonuclear neutrophils, and necrotic cells (Figure, panels A, B).