dentine

dentin (ˈdɛntɪn)

/ (ˈdɛntiːn) /

noun

the calcified tissue surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth and comprising the bulk of the tooth

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Derived forms of dentine

dentinal, adjective

Word Origin for dentine

C19: from denti- + -in
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