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Definition of the noun ameloblast
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noun - plural: ameloblasts
- a cell from which tooth enamel develops
- Ameloblast: Ameloblasts are cells present only during tooth development that deposit tooth enamel, which is the hard outermost layer of the tooth forming the surface of the crown.
- Ameloblast: Cylindrical epithelial cells in the innermost layer of the enamel organ. Their functions include contribution to the development of the dentinoenamel junction by the deposition of a layer of the matrix, thus producing the foundation for the prisms, and production of the matrix for the enamel prisms and interprismatic substance.
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by Arya Rajendran, B Sivapathasundharam
Since the ameloblast is a sensitive type of cell and easily damaged, it is likely that in those cases in which the etiology cannot be determined, the causative agent may have been some illness or systemic disturbance so mild that it made no ...
With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access by James S. Lowe, Peter G. Anderson
the functioning ameloblast is a tall, narrow cell, with its base attached to the cells of the stratum intermedium (Fig. 11.13). The nucleus is located basally and basal cytoplasm contains abundant mitochondria. The supranuclear ...
by Olga A. C. Ibsen, Joan Andersen Phelan
The ameloblast is a sensitive cell that is easily damaged. For this reason even a mild illness or systemic problem can result in enamel hypoplasia. Such illnesses may be so insignificant that they are not known to the patient or remembered by ...
A Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)
by Robert Ireland
ameloblast. n. A cell from which enamel forms. Cells lining the inner surface of the *enamel organ (the inner enamel epithelium) differentiate into ameloblasts. They secrete the enamel proteins *enamelin and *amelogenin, which later ...
Mosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)
by Elsevier, Mosby
ameloblast (am′əlōblast′), n an epithelial cell associated with the enamel organ that, during tooth development, secretes enamel matrix. ameloblast atrophy, ...
by Donald Venes
ameloblast (ame ̆-lo ̄-blast) [Fr.émail, enamel -blast] A cell from which tooth enamel is formed. ameloblastic (ame ̆-lo ̄-blas tik), adj. ameloblastoma (ame ̆ -lo ...
Concise Medical Dictionary (2015)
by Elizabeth Martin
ameloblast. n. a cell that forms the enamel of a tooth and disappears before tooth eruption. ameloblastoma. n. a locally invasive tumour in the jaw. It is considered to develop from ameloblasts although it does not contain enamel. amelogenesis.
by Pei-Show Juo
Ameloblast • Amicyanin Ameloblast An epithelial cell from which tooth enamel is formed. Amelodentinal Pertaining to both the enamel and dentin of the teeth. Amelogenesis The formation of the enamel of the teeth. Amelogenesis ...
Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... and the Various Sciences Closely Related to Medicine ... by George Milbry Gould
See Ameloblast. E.-chisel, a dental instrument shaped ...
by Stanley J. Ulijaszek, Francis E. Johnston, Michael A. Preece
Components of predentine and enamel proteins are deposited into the gap between ameloblast and odontoblast layers at about E19–20 and 1–2 days of post-natal development respectively. The enamel proteins and the predentine will later ...
Consisting of Words and Phrases Used in Dental Literature and Such Words of the Collateral Sciences as Relate to the Art and Science of Dentistry, with Their Pronunciation, Derivation and Definition by Lovick Pierce Anthony
The ameloblast, which see. e. chisel. A dental chisel with a cutting blade designed especially for cutting enamel in ...
by William Alexander Newman Dorland
AMELOBLAST AMINO-ACID ameloblast (am-el'o-blast) [Old Fr. amel enamel + Gr. /3Xa<rr6s germ]. One of the group of cells from which the dental enamel is developed; an enamel-cell. The ameloblasts cover the papilla of the enamel- organ ...
A Dictionary of Biology (2015)
by Elizabeth Martin, Robert Hine
ameloblast Any of the epithelial cells that secrete *enamel during tooth formation. They die before the tooth erupts, therefore damaged enamel in a tooth ...
by Eric E. Bouhassira
The morphogenesis requires specialized dental cells, including ameloblast, odontoblast, and enamel. As a coordinated process, tooth eruption initiates after bone resorption and root development. Recent breakthroughs in dentistry have ...
by S. Choudhary
ameloblast : A cell which plays a role in the development of tooth enamel ...
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