cingulum of tooth

(redirected from cingulum dentis)

cin·gu·lum of tooth

[TA]
a U- or W-shaped ridge at the base of the lingual surface of the crown of the upper incisors and cuspid teeth, the lateral limbs running for a short distance along the linguoproximal line angles, the central portion just above the gingiva.
Synonym(s): cingulum dentis [TA], basal ridge (2) , lingual lobe

cin·gu·lum of tooth

(singgyū-lŭm tūth) [TA]
U- or W-shaped ridge at the base of the lingual surface of the crown of the maxillary incisors and cuspid teeth, the lateral limbs running for a short distance along the linguoproximal line angles, the central portion just above the gingiva.
Synonym(s): basal ridge (2) , lingual lobe.
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