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Noun: dentine  'den,teen
  1. A calcareous material harder and denser than bone that comprises the bulk of a tooth
    - dentin [N. Amer]
     
  2. Bone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth
    - dentin [N. Amer]

Derived forms: dentines

Type of: animal material, bone, os[2]

Part of: tooth

Encyclopedia: Dentine