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Rod

A rarely used unit of length in the U.S. system equal to five and a half feet.

rod

A linear unit of measurement equal to 161/2 feet.

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The study of enamel rod end patterns on tooth surface is termed as ameloglyphics.
Laser prepared enamel has a chalk-like appearance that is similar to the acid etched characteristic of enamel and enamel rods [Trajtenberg et al.
WSL is the opaque white appearance of enamel lesion resulting from subsurface demineralization which creates pores between enamel rods and results in changes in the optical properties of the enamel.