noun, plural cin·gu·la [sing-gyuh-luh]. /ˈsɪŋ gyə lə/.
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Origin of cingulum
OTHER WORDS FROM cingulumcin·gu·late [sing-gyuh-lit, -leyt], /ˈsɪŋ gyə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/, cin·gu·lat·ed, cin·gu·lar, adjective
Words nearby cingulum
Example sentences from the Web for cingulum
For this sash (Fig. 97) the more general terms zna and cingulum are sometimes used.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
This ridge, the cingulum, serves to protect the edge of the gums from injury by the hard parts of food.
In respect to their upper teeth, the incisors are small, equal, and have a hind cusp on the cingulum.A Hand-book to the Primates, Volume 1 (of 2)|Henry O. Forbes
The premolars are four in number, and in all the cingulum is fairly well seen.
Here, too, the cingulum is as high as the paracone and metacone.