diatoric

di·a·tor·ic

(dī'ă-tōr'ik),
1. The vertical cylindric aperture formed in the base of artificial porcelain teeth and extending into the body of the tooth, serving as a mechanical means of attaching the tooth to the denture base.
2. Denoting teeth that contain a diatoric.
[G. diatoros, pierced]

di·a·tor·ic

(dī'ă-tōr'ik)
1. Vertical cylindric aperture formed in the base of artificial porcelain teeth and extending into body of tooth, serving as a mechanical means of attaching the tooth to the denture base.
2. Denoting teeth that contain a diatoric.
[G. diatoros, pierced]