noun, Dentistry. 1. the entire space occupied by pulp, composed of the root canal and pulp chamber. pulp cavity n. The central hollow of a tooth containing the dental pulp and including the root canal.
noun, Dentistry. 1. the crown portion of the pulp cavity. pulp chamber n. The portion of the pulp cavity that is contained in the crown or body of a tooth.
- Pull a vanishing act
verb phrase To disappear; take a powder: That may be exactly why he’s pulled a vanishing act [1981+; fr a magician’s vanishing or causing someone to do so; in the form do a vanishing act found by 1923]
[puhl-pek-tuh-mee] /pʌlˈpɛk tə mi/ noun, plural pulpectomies. Dentistry. 1. the removal of all the tissue in a tooth in the course of endodontic therapy. pulpectomy pul·pec·to·my (pŭl-pěk’tə-mē) n. Removal of the dental pulp, including that in the roots.