- Anatomy, Zoology. a belt, zone, or girdlelike part.
- Dentistry. basal ridge.
Origin of cingulum
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- anatomy a girdle-like part, such as the ridge round the base of a tooth or the band of fibres connecting parts of the cerebrum
C19: from Latin: belt, from cingere to gird
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- A structure that has the form of a belt or girdle.
- A well-marked fiber bundle passing longitudinally in the white matter of the cingulate gyrus, composed largely of fibers from the anterior thalamic nucleus to the cingulate and parahippocampal gyri.
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