A band of ectodermal cells growing from the epithelium of the embryonic jaws into the underlying mesenchyme and giving rise to the primordia of the enamel organs of the teeth. [ http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/dental+lamina ]

Synonyms: embryonic dental lamina

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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7d/Dentallamina11-17-05.jpg

external ontology notes

check MA placement, this structure is the developing structure

has related synonym

fetal dental lamina

lamina dentalis

id

UBERON:0004825

taxon notes

In the epidermis of embryonic birds, there remains a transient thickening that is comparable to the early formation of the dental lamina in the mouse

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