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Descriptor English: Dentin
Descriptor Spanish: Dentina
Descriptor dentina
Entry term(s) marfil
Scope note: Porción dura del diente que rodea a la pulpa, cubierta por el esmalte en la corona y por el cemento en la raíz. Es más dura y densa que el hueso pero menos que el esmalte, y por tanto, se erosiona fácilmente cuando se deja sin protección. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992).
Descriptor Portuguese: Dentina
Descriptor French: Dentine
Entry term(s): Dentine
Dentines
Dentins
Tree number(s): A14.549.167.900.280
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003804
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)
Annotation: /embryol: consider also DENTINOGENESIS; reparative dentin = DENTIN, SECONDARY; dentin bridge = DENTIN, SECONDARY
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Related: Dentinogenesis MeSH
Odontoblasts MeSH
DeCS ID: 3819
Unique ID: D003804
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Dentin - Preferred
Concept UI M0005951
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)
Preferred term Dentin
Entry term(s) Dentine
Dentines
Dentins



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