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process

a flow of activities; a sequence of tasks.
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Additionally, the odontoblasts, which are the dentin-producing cells, are located near the pulp with the odontoblastic processes being restricted to the inner one-third of the dentinal tubules.
According to this theory, odontoblastic processes are exposed on the dentine surface and can be excited by a variety of chemical and mechanical stimuli.
To date no neurotransmitters have been found to be produced or released by odontoblastic processes.