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Cap stage

Definition

noun

(dentistry) The stage in tooth development marked by cell proliferation and differentiation resulting in a tooth bud consisting of three parts: the dental organ that is first to form, the dental papilla underneath the dental organ, and the innermost dental sac.


Supplement

The term cap stage is derived from the cap-like appearance of the dental organ which outlines the future shape of the tooth.

Tooth development is comprised of the following stages:


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