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Pulp stone

pulp stone --> endolith

A calcified body found in the pulp chamber of a tooth; may be composed of irregular dentin (true denticle) or due to ectopic calcification of pulp tissue (false denticle).

Synonym: denticle, pulp calcification, pulp calculus, pulp nodule, pulp stone.

Origin: endo-_ G. Lithos, stone


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