Carabelli, George

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George (Edler von Lunkaszprie), Austrian dentist, 1787-1842.
Carabelli tubercle - a small tubercle, resembling a supernumerary cusp, found occasionally on the lingual surface of the mesiolingual cusp of a permanent maxillary first molar. Synonym(s): cusp of Carabelli
cusp of Carabelli - Synonym(s): Carabelli tubercle
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This cusp was first described by George Carabelli in 1842 and was named so.1 It is separated from mesiopalatal cusp by a groove which is also named as cusp of carabelli groove.