ameloblastic

ameloblast

[am-uh-loh-blast]
noun Anatomy.
one of a layer of enamel-secreting cells covering the dentin of a developing tooth.

Origin:
1875–80; (en)amel + -o- + -blast

ameloblastic, adjective
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ameloblast (əˈmiːləʊblæst, -blɑːst)
 
n
a type of cell involved in forming dental enamel
 
[C19: from (en)amel + -o- + -blast]

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ameloblast am·e·lo·blast (ām'ə-lō-blāst')
n.
A cell of the inner layer of the enamel organ of a developing tooth that is involved in enamel formation.

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