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pulp cavity

noun, Dentistry.
1.
the entire space occupied by pulp, composed of the root canal and pulp chamber.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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Examples from the web for pulp cavity
  • The pulp cavity is an empty space within the tooth that conforms to the shape of the pulp.
  • Teeth and tusks have the same physical structures: pulp cavity, dentine, cementum and enamel.
  • Odontoblastic cells line the pulp cavity and are responsible for the production of dentine.
pulp cavity in Medicine

pulp cavity n.
The central hollow of a tooth containing the dental pulp and including the root canal.

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