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Definition of Adamantine

Adamantine: In dentistry, relating to the enamel of the teeth.

Adamantine comes from the Greek and Latin word adamas which applied to substances having the hardness or luster of a diamond. Adamantine figuratively means unyielding and inflexible.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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