Figure 3: Acellular cementum and dentine. The asterisk marks what is called the granular layer of Tomes. Several interpretations exist for these structures. Recently it has been described as an enamel-like, hypermineralised zone containing little organics (Cherian 2011). Note the thinning of the dentinal tubuli close to the cementum and their fine lateral branches.
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