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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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Recession, pallor; intra oral pigmentation, pallor of oral mucosa, proclinations of teeth, spacing in teeth and persistence of mamelon were examined, observed and recorded.
/ Des mamelons / Couverts de duvet / Jettent / Sur les flancs ensoleilles / Des Masques violets / Que meconnait le versant / Des montagnes.
The abundant use of corporeal terminologies ("sein," "gueule noire d'un sepulcre vide," "mamelons de la chaine," "entrailles," "des flancs du rocher s'ouvraient qa et la des bouches noires," "orifice," "poumon," "ventre," "ceil") turns the landscape into a body.
Aujourd'hui, deux de ses mamelons brulent comme ceux d'une femme aux caresses de l'aime.
2): Chromaticity - high chroma for dentin, Value - strictly associated with enamel and decreases with age, Intensives - like white areas in enamel owing to defects in mineralization, Opalescent - confined to the incisal third only and responsible for creating the halo effect of enamel, Characterizations - include mamelons and bands for dentin and margins, stains and cracks for enamel.19,30-32
However, in such a case, the operator must create both the chromatic dentin layer incorporating the contours and mamelons as well as the translucent enamel layer with the replication of the natural halo effect at the incisal edge.23 The result would be a life-like restoration with optimum aesthetics.