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Descriptions of Dentin

Dentin: bone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth
Source: WordNet 2.1

Dentin : hard portion of the tooth surrounding the pulp, covered by enamel on the crown and cementum on the root, which is harder and denser than bone but softer than enamel, and is thus readily abraded when left unprotected.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Dentin

Dentin: The tooth dentin is a layer of sensitive tissue that is hard, but not as hard as and more easily damaged than tooth enamel. The tooth dentin is located under the enamel and the cementum of a tooth. The dentin surrounds and protects the pulp.

Conditions that afflict the dentin include broken teeth, dental caries, developmental abnormalities, dental attrition, and dental erosion.

Closely Related Organs: Dentin

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Dentin

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Other Names: Dentin

The following are other names for the organ: Dentin:

  • Tooth dentin
  • Dentin of teeth

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Dentin

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