reduced enamel epithelium

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Related to reduced enamel epithelium: odontogenesis, junctional epithelium, dental lamina

e·nam·el ep·i·the·li·um

the several layers of the enamel organ remaining on the enamel surface after formation of enamel is completed.

primary enamel cuticle

A thin membrane of tissue consisting primarily of basal lamina that is produced by ameloblasts and covers the erupting tooth, which is worn away by chewing and cleaning.

reduced enamel epithelium

Combined epithelial layers of the enamel organ, which form a protective layer over the enamel crown as it erupts and then become the primary epithelial attachment surrounding the tooth.
See also: epithelium
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Mean values of karyometric parameters of junctional epithelium and reduced enamel epithelium cells of the first maxillary molar of control (C) and cadmium-treated (T) rats.
However strongest contention is that the cyst originates from reduced enamel epithelium as epithelial lining is attached to the neck of tooth.

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