retrocuspid papilla

[ rĕt′rō-kŭspĭd ]

n.

A small tag of tissue on the mandibular gums, lingual to the cuspid teeth, usually bilateral and is considered a normal anatomic structure.

Nearby words

  1. retrocognate,
  2. retrocollic spasm,
  3. retroconduction,
  4. retrocopulation,
  5. retrocursive,
  6. retrodeviation,
  7. retrodirective,
  8. retrodisplacement,
  9. retrofire,
  10. retrofit


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