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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.

den•tin

(ˈdɛn tn, -tɪn)

also den•tine

(-tin)

n.
the hard, calcareous tissue, similar to but denser than bone, that forms the major portion of a tooth, surrounds the pulp cavity, and is situated beneath the enamel and cementum.
[1830–40; < Latin dent-, s. of dēns tooth + -in1]
den′tin•al, adj.

den·tin

(dĕn′tĭn)
The main bony part of a tooth beneath the enamel, surrounding the pulp chamber and root canals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dentin - a calcareous material harder and denser than bone that comprises the bulk of a toothdentin - 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.dentin - 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

den·tin

n. dentina, marfil dentario, tejido calcificado de un diente.

dentin

n dentina
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When the protective layers of teeth are worn away, a bony tissue called dentin is exposed.
Unprotected dentin is also vulnerable to cavity formation.
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