A relatively acid-resistant layer of tissue that forms the walls of the dentinal tubules.
These Plain Words Have Very Odd Origin StoriesOver the years, these words have gone on a journey from signifying creepy, strange, antithetical, and even paranormal ideas to taking on the standard meanings we know and understand today.
- dentinal canal,
- dentinal dysplasia,
- dentinal lamina cyst,
- dentinal papilla,
- dentinal tubule,
- dentinocemental junction
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