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1. one of three tubercles on the cutting edge of a newly erupted incisor tooth.
2. the nipple-like elevation in the umbilicus.
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One of the rounded prominences, of which there are three, on the cutting edge of an incisor tooth when it first pierces the gum.
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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.
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One of three rounded prominences on cutting edge of an incisor tooth when it first pierces the gum.
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