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Denonvilliers’ fascia

Noun 1. The fascia at the floor of the rectovesical pouch of the peritoneum, separating the prostate and the base of the urinary bladder from the rectum. (biology-online.org) 2. A membranous partition at the lowest part of the rectovesical pouch. It separates the prostate and urinary bladder from the rectum. It consists of a single fibromuscular structure with several layers that are fused together and covering the seminal vesicles. (wikipedia.org) Syn: Rectoprostatic fascia Word origin: Named after French anatomist and surgeon Charles-Pierre...

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Dentine

/ňądentn/ Noun 1. A calcified tissue of the body, and along with enamel, cementum, and pulp is one of the four major components of teeth. Usually, it is covered by enamel on the crown and cementum on the root and surrounds the entire pulp. (wikipedia.org) 2. A calcareous material harder and denser than bone that comprises the bulk of a tooth. (Google Dictionary) 3. Bone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth. (wordnetweb.princeton.edu) 4. (Science: anatomy) The dense calcified substance of which teeth are largely composed. It contains less animal matter than bone, and in the teeth of man is situated beneath the enamel. (biology-online.org) Word origin: From Latin dens =...

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