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dim·ple

(dim'pĕl),
1. A natural indentation, usually circular and of small area, in the chin, cheek, or sacral region.
2. A depression of similar appearance to a dimple, resulting from trauma or the contraction of scar tissue.
3. To cause dimples.

dimple

/dim·ple/ (dim´p'l) a slight depression, as in the flesh of the cheek, chin, or sacral region.
postanal dimple  a dermal pit near the tip of the coccyx, indicative of the site of attachment of the embryonic neural tube to the skin.

dimple

1 a slight natural indentation or depression on a body surface, such as on the cheek.
2 a depression on a body surface resulting from contracting scar tissue or trauma.

dim·ple

(dim'pĕl)
1. A natural indentation, usually circular and of small area, in the chin, cheek, or sacral region.
2. A depression of similar appearance to a dimple, resulting from trauma or the contraction of scar tissue.
3. To cause dimples.

dim·ple

(dim'pĕl)
A natural indentation, usually circular and of small area, in the chin, cheek, or sacral region.

dimple

see myotonic dimple.
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