retrocuspid papilla


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ret·ro·cus·pid pa·pil·la

a small tissue tag located on the mandibular gingiva lingual to the cuspid teeth; usually occurs bilaterally, is more commonly identified in children, and is considered a normal anatomic structure.

ret·ro·cus·pid pa·pil·la

(ret'rō-kŭs'pid pă-pil'ă)
A normal and exceedingly common small mucosal nodule located on the mandibular gingiva lingual to the canine teeth, which regresses with age.

ret·ro·cus·pid pa·pil·la

(ret'rō-kŭs'pid pă-pil'ă)
Small tissue tag located on mandibular gingiva lingual to cuspid teeth; usually occurs bilaterally, is more commonly identified in children, and is considered a normal anatomic structure.
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