dentine

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dentine

The hard, calcified tissue that makes up the greater thickness of the tooth. It is denser and harder than bone, but softer than the outer enamel coating and contains tubules of cells which connect the inner pulp of the tooth to the surface.

dentine

the calcified tissue surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth. Dentine is acellular, but like bone in structure. It is penetrated by cellular processes from the central cavity of the tooth which secrete the enamel.
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1978, Cheater 2006), and 2) two cementum lines per year plus one year, as deposition of secondary dentine in mammals south of the equator may occur at a rate of two lines per year (Spinage 1976).
The transparency and secondary dentine are measured as previous studies[1,4] while coronal displacement of following points:
Holan mentioned that the histologic appearance of this calcified tissue was different from typical irregular secondary dentine adjacent to the primary dentine in the same section, excluding the possibility that this abnormal tissue was some kind of dentine.