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Enamel formation (amelogenesis)

Enamel formation (amelogenesis)

Enamel formation (amelogenesis) Differentiation of ameloblast cells Immediately after the first layer of dentine is formed, the inner enamel epithelium differentiates into ameloblast cells. The ameloblast cell is columnar in shape with its base attached to cells of the stratum intermedium; at the secretory end there is a pyramidal extension called the Tomes’ process (Fig) […]

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