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[L. pulpa, flesh (of a fruit), pulp]

1. The soft part of fruit.
2. The soft part of an organ.
3. A mass of partly digested food passed from stomach to duodenum.
SYN: SEE: chyme
4. The soft vascular portion of the center of a tooth.

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