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Dentin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dentin
Tree Number(s)
A14.549.167.900.280
Unique ID
D003804
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003804
Annotation
/embryol: consider also DENTINOGENESIS; reparative dentin = DENTIN, SECONDARY; dentin bridge = DENTIN, SECONDARY
Scope Note
The 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. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Entry Term(s)
Dentine
NLM Classification #
WU 220
See Also
Dentinogenesis
Odontoblasts
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Dentin Preferred
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