dentin, dentine

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(dent′ĭn )

(den″tēn′, den-tēn′ )


[L. dens, tooth]
The calcified part of the tooth surrounding the pulp chamber, covered by enamel in the crown and cementum in the root area. Dentin is called primary, secondary, or reparative according to its location inside the tooth and its relative sensitivity.

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(dent′ĭn )

(den″tēn′, den-tēn′ )


[L. dens, tooth]
The calcified part of the tooth surrounding the pulp chamber, covered by enamel in the crown and cementum in the root area. Dentin is called primary, secondary, or reparative according to its location inside the tooth and its relative sensitivity.

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