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Dentine

Similar term(s): dentin.

Definition:

Dentine is an ivory-like substance that forms the inner layer of a tooth (covered by the enamel) and the bulk of the hard-tissue component of a tooth. Dentine is softer than enamel.

Source: GreenFacts

More:
Cross-sectional view of a tooth tooth section

Source: Sam Fentress Tooth section  (GNU Free Documentation license)

Related words:

Crystal lattice - Dental fluorosis - Dental pulp - Enamel

To read about this term in context:

GreenFacts Summary on Tooth Whiteners & Oral Hygiene Products containing hydrogen peroxide:

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Zahnbein
Español: Dentina
Français: Dentine

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