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dentine

den·tine [or] den·tin

dentine [or] dentin

 
pronunciation:
den tihn
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part of speech: noun
definition: the bony material underneath the enamel of a tooth that forms the main part of the tooth. Dentine is sensitive to heat, cold, and touch.
derivation: dentinal (adj.)
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The word dentine contains the following part:
dent, denti Latin root that means tooth, teeth