Relating to the dentin and enamel of teeth. SYN: amelodentinal.

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den·tino·enam·el den-.tē-nō-i-'nam-əl adj relating to or connecting the dentin and enamel of a tooth

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den·ti·no·enam·el (den″tĭ-no-ə-namґəl) pertaining to the dentin and the enamel.

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