Schregers lines

Schreger's lines --> Hunter-Schreger bands

Alternating light and dark lines seen in dental enamel that begin at the dentoenamel junction and end before they reach the enamel surface; they represent areas of enamel rods cut in cross-sections dispersed between areas of rods cut longitudinally.

Synonym: hunter-Schreger lines, schreger's lines.

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