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Pulp cavity   /pəlp kˈævəti/   Listen
Pulp cavity

The central cavity of a tooth containing the pulp (including the root canal).

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"Pulp cavity" Quotes from Famous Books

... of the Teeth. If we should saw a tooth down through its center we would find in the interior a cavity. This is the pulp cavity, which is filled with the dental pulp, a delicate substance richly supplied with nerves and blood-vessels, which enter the tooth by small openings at the point of the root. The teeth are thus nourished like other parts of the body. The exposure of the delicate pulp to the air, due to the ...
— A Practical Physiology • Albert F. Blaisdell

Words linked to "Pulp cavity" :   tooth, cavity, bodily cavity, root canal, cavum

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