dental tubercle


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den·tal tu·ber·cle

[TA]
a small elevation on some portions of a crown produced by an extra formation of enamel.

dental tubercle

A small elevation of variable size on the crown of a tooth representing a thickened area of enamel or an accessory cusp.
See also: tubercle

den·tal tu·ber·cle

(dentăl tūbĕr-kĕl) [TA]
Small elevation on some portions of a crown produced by an extra formation of enamel.
Synonym(s): crown tubercle, tubercle of tooth.