HyperDic: dentin

English > 2 senses of the word dentin:
NOUNsubstancedentin, dentinea calcareous material harder and denser than bone that comprises the bulk of a tooth
bodydentin, dentinebone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth
dentin > pronunciation
Soundsdeh'ntahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > dentin: 2 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA calcareous material harder and denser than bone that comprises the bulk of a tooth.
Synonymdentine
Narrowerivory, tuskA hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses
Broaderanimal materialmaterial derived from animals
Spanishdentina
Catalandentina
English > dentin: 2 senses > noun 2, body
Meaningbone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth.
Synonymdentine
Part oftoothHard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates
Broaderbone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
Spanishdentina
Catalandentina

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