follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

tertiary dentin

tertiary dentin in Medicine

tertiary dentin n.
Morphologically irregular dentin formed in response to an irritant, such as caries, disease, or drilling to prepare a cavity for filling. Also called irregular dentin, reparative dentin.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Word Value for tertiary

11
10
Scrabble Words With Friends