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den·tin(dĕn′tĭn) or den·tine (-tēn′)
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)
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.
The main bony part of a tooth beneath the enamel, surrounding the pulp chamber and root canals.
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|Noun||1.||dentin - a calcareous material harder and denser than bone that comprises the bulk of a tooth|
animal material - material derived from animals
|2.||dentin - bone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth|
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
n. dentina, marfil dentario, tejido calcificado de un diente.