Definition of Pulp cavity

1. Noun. The central cavity of a tooth containing the pulp (including the root canal).

Group relationships: Tooth
Generic synonyms: Bodily Cavity, Cavity, Cavum
Terms within: Root Canal



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Literary usage of Pulp cavity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1893)
"The shape of the cavity corresponds somewhat with that of the tooth ; it forms what is called the pulp-cavity, and contains a soft, highly vascular, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"The dentine tubes commence at the pulp cavity, on the wall of which they open with ... They radiate in a sinuous manner from the pulp cavity through the ..."

3. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"Dentine of repair, however, always forms upon that portion of the pulp-cavity next to the lesion, and is adherent and in direct structural continuity with ..."

4. The Principles and practice of dentistry: Including Anatomy, Physiology by Chapin Aaron Harris, Philip H. Austen (1882)
"... though not at first with the view of afterward filling the pulp-cavity. He has also used the actual cautery and arsenious acid. To the last-named agent, ..."

5. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1869)
"... and exhibits the dentigerous tubules extending from the pulp cavity to the enamel, but not entering it; the tubules anastomose, and occasionally divide ..."

6. On the Anatomy of Vertebrates by Richard Owen (1868)
"The dentinal tubes of ivory, as they radiate from the pulp-cavity, ... Although the pulp could be easily detached from the inner surface of the pulp-cavity, ..."

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