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pulp cavity


Definition: the central hollow of a tooth consisting of the pulp cavity of the crown and the root canal; it contains the fibrovascular dental pulp and is lined throughout by odontoblasts.

Synonym(s): cavitas dentisTA, cavitas pulparis, cavity of tooth, cavum dentis

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