Odontoblast: a mechano-sensory cell.

Abstract

Odontoblasts are organized as a single layer of specialized cells responsible for dentine formation and presumably for playing a role in tooth pain transmission. Each cell has an extension running into a dentinal tubule and bathing in the dentinal fluid. A dense network of sensory unmyelinated nerve fibers surrounds the cell bodies and processes. Thus… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jez.b.21264

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