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crown

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noun \ˈkrau̇n\

Medical Definition of crown

  1. 1:  the topmost part of the skull or head

  2. 2:  the part of a tooth external to the gum or an artificial substitute for this



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crown

transitive verb

Medical Definition of crown

  1. :  to put an artificial crown on (a tooth)

  2. intransitive verb

  3. in childbirth :  to appear at the vaginal opening—used of the first part (as the crown of the head) of the infant to appear <an anesthetic was given when the head crowned>





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