striae of Retzius


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stri·ae of Ret·zi·us

(strī'ē ret'zē-ŭs)
Incremental growth lines in enamel seen microscopically as dark bands.

stri·ae of Ret·zi·us

(strī'ē ret'zē-ŭs)
Incremental growth lines in tooth enamel seen microscopically as dark bands.
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This phenomenon was supported by structure analysis revealing that CEPs and enamel pearls have characteristics of enamel including enamel rods, striae of Retzius, Hunter-Schreger bands, and areas of prism-free enamel.
There were unusual prominent striae of Retzius present (Fig 3).
He and Martin viewed the teeth under a polarizing light microscope to zero in on growth lines in the enamel known as striae of Retzius.