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Nasmyth's membrane

Nasmyth's membrane


Synonym: Cuticula dentis, dental cuticula, primary enamel head, Nasmyth's membrane. Residual substance of the enamel-forming epithelium. For freshly broken teeth, 0.1-0.5 microns thick.


Resistance to external influences, is quickly abraded, replacement by "acquired pellicle"


  • dental cuticle. https://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/dental+cuticle; Accessed on 08/06/2019.
  • N. http://www.liberaldictionary.com/dental-cuticle/; Accessed on 08/06/2019, published by Liberal Dictionary.

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