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Medical Term:

prismata adamantina

 

Definition: the calcified, microscopic, keyhole-shaped rods radiating from the dentinoenamel junction, forming the substance of the enamel of a tooth.

Synonym(s): enamel fibers, enamel prisms, enamel rods

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