At the invitation of the secretary of our section to present a paper on some subject connected with the dental pulp, I shall consider at this time the dental pulp in its embryologic aspect. Such an aspect appeals to me the more strongly from the fact that I have given special attention in earlier research work to dental embryology. In a general way. I shall consider the growth of the dentine germ from the earliest signs of its development, the formation of the dentine from the germ, and lastly, the fully formed and functionally mature pulp. This subject may not offer anything that is particularly new, but there are several points that I have recently been trying to clear up, and a discussion of them may prove of general interest to the Section on Stomatology.
At about the end of the second and the beginning of the third month of