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Odontoblast vs. Ameloblast — What's the Difference?

Odontoblast vs. Ameloblast — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Odontoblast and Ameloblast

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Odontoblast

In vertebrates, an odontoblast is a cell of neural crest origin that is part of the outer surface of the dental pulp, and whose biological function is dentinogenesis, which is the formation of dentin, the substance beneath the tooth enamel on the crown and the cementum on the root.
Dec 01, 2021

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.
Dec 01, 2021

Odontoblast

One of the cells forming the outer surface of dental pulp that produces the dentin of a tooth.
Dec 01, 2021

Ameloblast

An epithelial cell that forms the enamel of the developing tooth
Dec 01, 2021

Odontoblast

A cell on the outer surface of dental pulp that produces tooth dentin.
Dec 01, 2021
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Ameloblast

A cell from which tooth enamel develops
Dec 01, 2021

Odontoblast

One of the more or less columnar cells on the outer surface of the pulp of a tooth; an odontoplast. They are supposed to be connected with the formation of dentine.
Dec 01, 2021

Odontoblast

One of the cells which secrete the chitinous teeth of Mollusca.
Dec 01, 2021

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