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 ]

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Term information

definition

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.

depicted by

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 exact synonym

embryonic dental lamina

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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