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- n. dentin
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The dense calcified substance of which teeth are largely composed. It contains less animal matter than bone, and in the teeth of man is situated beneath the enamel.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See dentin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. bone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth
- n. a calcareous material harder and denser than bone that comprises the bulk of a tooth
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