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Dental Enamel

"Dental Enamel" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A hard thin translucent layer of calcified substance which envelops and protects the dentin of the crown of the tooth. It is the hardest substance in the body and is almost entirely composed of calcium salts. Under the microscope, it is composed of thin rods (enamel prisms) held together by cementing substance, and surrounded by an enamel sheath. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p286)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dental Enamel" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Dental Enamel" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 37 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2013
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