dentine

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Related to secondary dentine: intertubular dentin, globular dentin

den·tin

 (dĕn′tĭn) or den·tine (-tēn′)
n.
The main, calcareous part of a tooth, beneath the enamel and surrounding the pulp chamber and root canals.

den′tin·al (dĕn′tə-nəl, dĕn-tē′-) adj.

dentine

(ˈdɛntiːn) or

dentin

n
(Dentistry) the calcified tissue surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth and comprising the bulk of the tooth
[C19: from denti- + -in]
ˈdentinal adj

dentine

Bony tooth tissue that encloses the pulp chamber and root canals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dentine - a calcareous material harder and denser than bone that comprises the bulk of a toothdentine - a calcareous material harder and denser than bone that comprises the bulk of a tooth
animal material - material derived from animals
ivory, tusk - a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses
2.dentine - bone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
Translations

dentine

[ˈdentiːn] Ndentina f, esmalte m dental
References in periodicals archive ?
Since 1925, Bodecker identified the apposition of secondary dentine as being related to chronological age.
Tooth pulp chambers acquire secondary dentine over time, causing pulp chamber closure to increase with age (Smuts et al.
5% with higher incidence in younger age as compare to older age group, which is mainly due to deposition of secondary dentine and consumption of particular type of diet.