Vasodentine Vas`o*den"tine, n. [L. vas a vessel + E. dentine.] (Anat.) A modified form of dentine, which is permeated by blood capillaries; vascular dentine. [1913 Webster]

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  • dentine — ▪ anatomy also spelled  Dentin,         in anatomy, the yellowish tissue that makes up the bulk of all teeth. It is harder than bone but softer than enamel and consists mainly of apatite crystals of calcium and phosphate. In humans, other mammals …   Universalium

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