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Dental cuticle

Dental cuticle --> enamel cuticle

The primary enamel cuticle, consisting of two extremely thin layers (the inner one clear and structureless, the outer one cellular), covering the entire crown of newly erupted teeth and subsequently abraded by mastication; it is evident microscopically as an amorphous material between the attachment epithelium and the tooth.

Synonym: cuticula dentis, adamantine membrane, dental cuticle, membrana adamantina, nasmyths cuticle, nasmyths membrane, skin of teeth.


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... k) non-contagious genetic or environmental factors and l) dangerous dental work. The bad news is that each of those ideas has proponents who ... nor an internal skeleton or an exoskeleton. They have a multi-layered cuticle. Even if one wanted to make a point over semantics to give the benefit ...

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... k) non-contagious genetic or environmental factors and l) dangerous dental work. The bad news is that each of those ideas has proponents who ... nor an internal skeleton or an exoskeleton. They have a multi-layered cuticle. Even if one wanted to make a point over semantics to give the benefit ...

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