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Descriptor English: Odontoblasts
Descriptor Spanish: Odontoblastos
Descriptor odontoblastos
Scope note: Células mesenquimatosas que tapizan la CAVIDAD PULPAR y producen DENTINA. Poseen una morfología columnar en la pulpa coronal y cuboidal en la pulpa de la raíz o cuando se encuentran adyacentes a la dentina terciaria.
Descriptor Portuguese: Odontoblastos
Descriptor French: Odontoblastes
Entry term(s): Odontoblast
Tree number(s): A11.329.522
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009804
Scope note: The mesenchymal cells which line the DENTAL PULP CAVITY and produce DENTIN. They have a columnar morphology in the coronal pulp but are cuboidal in the root pulp, or when adjacent to tertiary dentin.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65
Related: Dentin MeSH
DeCS ID: 9990
Unique ID: D009804
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/11/24
Odontoblasts - Preferred
Concept UI M0015219
Scope note The mesenchymal cells which line the DENTAL PULP CAVITY and produce DENTIN. They have a columnar morphology in the coronal pulp but are cuboidal in the root pulp, or when adjacent to tertiary dentin.
Preferred term Odontoblasts
Entry term(s) Odontoblast



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