Definition of plicidentine in English:

plicidentine

noun

  • Dentine occurring as a series of vertical folds around the central axis of a tooth, as a consequence of which the surface of the tooth has a series of vertical grooves.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William T. Brande (1788–1866), chemist. From post-classical Latin plica + -i- + dentine.

Pronunciation

plicidentine

/ˌplɪsɪˈdɛntiːn/