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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.
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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.
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den·tin

(dĕn′tĭn)
The main bony part of a tooth beneath the enamel, surrounding the pulp chamber and root canals.
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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
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Translations

den·tin

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

n dentina
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References in periodicals archive ?
DGI-II (hereditary opalescent dentin) has the same dentin defects as DGI-I but has not been found to be related to any collagen defect and has no osteogenic component.
(2) The term 'hereditary opalescent dentin' was first used by Skillen (2), Finn (3) and Hodges (4) to describe the brown translucent teeth that have an opalescent sheen and are lacking in pulp chambers.
Hereditary opalescent dentin: I, An analysis of the literature on hereditary anomalies of tooh colour.

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