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Skin of teeth

skin of teeth --> 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, nasmyth's cuticle, nasmyth's membrane, skin of teeth.


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