Definition of pulp cavity in English:

pulp cavity


  • The space within a tooth that contains the pulp.

    ‘The pulp cavity contains nerves and blood vessels, which nourish the tooth.’
    • ‘The typical tooth consists of a pulp cavity surrounded by a dentine shaft.’
    • ‘There is no dentine infolding into the pulp cavity, however.’
    • ‘In both treatments, junctions were strengthened by inserting a small piece of fine entomological pin into the pulp cavity of the rachis.’
    • ‘The architecture of the pulp cavity is also reduced to a series of coarse channels that surround the remaining blood vessels.’


pulp cavity

/pəlp ˈkavədē/ /pəlp ˈkævədi/