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Ameloblasts MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ameloblasts
Tree Number(s)
A11.436.107
Unique ID
D000565
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000565
Scope Note
Cylindrical epithelial cells in the innermost layer of the ENAMEL ORGAN. Their functions include contribution to the development of the dentinoenamel junction by the deposition of a layer of the matrix, thus producing the foundation for the prisms (the structural units of the DENTAL ENAMEL), and production of the matrix for the enamel prisms and interprismatic substance. (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
See Also
Ameloblastoma
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Ameloblasts Preferred
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