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