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mamelon

 [mam´ĕ-lon]
1. one of three tubercles on the cutting edge of a newly erupted incisor tooth.
2. the nipple-like elevation in the umbilicus.

mam·e·lon

(mam'ĕ-lon),
One of the rounded prominences, of which there are three, on the cutting edge of an incisor tooth when it first pierces the gum.
[Fr. nipple]

mamelon

(măm′ĕ-lŏn) [Fr., nipple]
One of three rounded protuberances present on the cutting edge of an incisor tooth when it erupts. These are worn away by use.

mam·e·lon

(mam'ĕ-lon)
One of three rounded prominences on cutting edge of an incisor tooth when it first pierces the gum.
[Fr. nipple]
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The most prominent features recorded were frontal bossing, seen in 54% cases, Parietal bossing in 88%; Depressed nasal bridge in 70% ; Pallor of oral mucosa in 84%; Intra oral pigmentation in 88%; Proclination of teeth in 26%; Gingivitis in 82%; Mamelon in 22%.
Crown and bridge work now includes mamelons for anterior work that help the lab technician to make his work significantly more life-like.
Because of these systems, large areas of land were no longer suitable for agriculture, as the result of the digging of channels, the excavating of earth mamelons, the transformation of land into marshy and salty soils.
Then elaboration of the incisal opaque halo with Opallis A1 enamel, the composite resin A2 dentin was employed to reconstruct the area corresponding to dentin, translucent enamel placed between dentinal mamelons and the layering of the restoration was finished with composite resin A1 enamel.
Tooth number 31 was observed with mamelons on its incisal edges (Fig.