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Related to anatomical crown: anatomical root
1. the topmost part of an organ or structure, e.g., the top of the head.
2. artificial crown.
anatomical crown the upper, enamel-covered part of a tooth.
artificial crown a metal, porcelain, or plastic reproduction of a crown affixed to the remaining natural structure of a tooth.
clinical crown that portion of a tooth visible above the gingiva.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
The part of the tooth covered with enamel.
See also: crown
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