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cingulum

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noun, cin·gu·lum \ˈsiŋ-gyə-ləm\

Definition of cingulum

plural cingulaplay \-lə\

  1. :  an anatomical band or encircling ridge

cingulate play \-lət\ adjective


Origin of cingulum

New Latin, from Latin, girdle, from cingere to gird — more at cincture


First Known Use: 1845


Medical Dictionary

cingulum

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noun cin·gu·lum \ˈsiŋ-gyə-ləm\

Medical Definition of cingulum

plural cingula \-lə\play

  1. 1:  a ridge about the base of the crown of a tooth

  2. 2:  a tract of association fibers lying within the cingulate gyrus and connecting the callosal and hippocampal convolutions of the brain




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "cingulum"


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