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adamantine

 [ad″ah-man´tin]
pertaining to the enamel of the teeth.

ad·a·man·tine

(ad'ă-man'tēn),
Exceedingly hard; formerly used in reference to the enamel of the teeth.
[G. adamantinos, very hard]

adamantine

/ad·a·man·tine/ (ad″ah-man´tin) pertaining to the enamel of the teeth.

ad·a·man·tine

(ad'ă-man'tēn)
Exceedingly hard; formerly used denoting tooth enamel.
[G. adamantinos, very hard]

adamantine

pertaining to the enamel of the teeth.
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