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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Bone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth; A calcareous material harder and denser than bone that comprises the bulk of a tooth.

Usage examples (33)
  • Surrounding the cavity on all sides is the hard substance known as the dentine, or tooth ivory.
  • The teeth are composed of dentine (ivory) and enamel.
  • Teeth are comprised of three tissues: enamel, dentine and cementum.
  • Molar enamel thickness and dentine horn height in Gigantopithecus blacki for more
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