MCQs on Oral Histology - Enamel Part 5

# The small ridges , perikymata, seen on facial surfaces of canines are the result of:
A. Hyperplasia
B. Hypocalcification
C. Normal development
D. Interstitial development

# Among the following , the structure that is most calcified is :
A. Enamel lamella
B. Enamel rod
C. Enamel spindle
D. Enamel tuft

# Enamel spindles are formed by :
A. Cracks
B. Ameloblasts
C. Odontoblasts
D. Hypocalcified Rods

# Neonatal line is also referred to as:
A. Retzius line
B. Line of cross striations
C. Incremental lines
D. Line of enamel tufts
# Incremental lines of Retzius appear:
A. as lines in the enamel running at right angles to the enamel surface
B. as lines in the dentin running at right angles to the Dentinoenamel junction
C. in enamel and follow the apposition pattern
D. in dentin and follow the apposition pattern

# Nutritional supply of ameloblasts during most of their life cycle is from the:
A. Dental pulp
B. Odontoblastic processes
C. Dental sac
D. Reduced dental organ

# Enamel rods at the cervical area and at the occlusal edge and incisal tip in permanent teeth are :
A. Straight
B. Shallow
C. Bent
D. Curved

# Metalloproteins are used in which stage of amelogenesis ?
A. Organising
B. Formative/Secretory
C. Protective
D. Desmolytic

# The thickness of prismless enamel in deciduous teeth is:
A. 25 micrometer
B. 50 micrometer
C. 75 micrometer
D. 100 micrometer

# The class of low molecular weight calcium binding proteins seen predominantly in developing enamel are:
A. Enamelin
B. Amelogenin
C. Tuftelin
D. Ameloplakin


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