n.1.(Anat.) A hard substance, somewhat like bone, which is sometimes deposited within the pulp cavity of teeth.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The final stage of this reaction would be the cortical bone-like pattern or "osteodentine" named by some authors (Holan; Piattelli & Trisi).
The authors described this calcified material as "osteodentine" and they referred that it appeared to be reparative in nature.
The secretory mechanism of odontoblasts may also be affected as excessive osteodentine formation was observed in irradiated rats [87, 88].
The tooth also showed osteodentine in several parts along the occluded pulp cavity (Fig.
Surfaces exposed where denticles have been broken across show an internal structure of osteodentine and pallial dentine (Fig.