Medical Definition of Dental enamel

1. A hard thin translucent layer of calcified substance which envelops and protects the dentin of the crown of the tooth. It is the hardest substance in the body and is almost entirely composed of calcium salts. Under the microscope, it is composed of thin rods (enamel prisms) held together by cementing substance, and surrounded by an enamel sheath. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dental Enamel

dental cement
dental cementum
dental clasps
dental clinics
dental consonant
dental cord
dental crest
dental crypt
dental curing
dental cuticle
dental debonding
dental device
dental disinfectant
dental drill
dental dysfunction
dental enamel (current term)
dental enamel hypoplasia
dental enamel permeability
dental enamel proteins
dental engineering
dental facilities
dental fibres
dental fissure
dental fistula
dental floss
dental follicle
dental forceps
dental formula
dental furnace
dental geriatrics

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