dentinal sheath

n.

A relatively acid-resistant layer of tissue that forms the walls of the dentinal tubules.

Nearby words

  1. dentinal,
  2. dentinal canal,
  3. dentinal dysplasia,
  4. dentinal lamina cyst,
  5. dentinal papilla,
  6. dentinal tubule,
  7. dentinalgia,
  8. dentine,
  9. dentinocemental,
  10. dentinocemental junction


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