Dental Pulp

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dental pulp

[′dent·əl ‚pəlp]
The vascular connective tissue of the roots and pulp cavity of a tooth.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Dental Pulp


the contents of the crown and root cavities of the tooth. Dental pulp consists of connective tissue rich in nerve endings, lymphatic vessels, and blood vessels. It ensures nutrition and growth of the teeth.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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