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Meaning of DENTINE

Pronunciation:  'denteen

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  bone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth
  2. [n]  a calcareous material harder and denser than bone that comprises the bulk of a tooth
 

DENTINE is a 7 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: dentin, dentin
 
 See Also: animal material, bone, ivory, os, tooth, tusk

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Den"tine\, n. [Cf. F. dentine.] (Anat.)
The dense calcified substance of which teeth are largely
composed. It contains less animal matter than bone, and in
the teeth of man is situated beneath the enamel.

 

 

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