cingulum

noun cin·gu·lum \ ˈsiŋ-gyə-ləm \

Definition of cingulum

plural cingula play \-lə\
:an anatomical band or encircling ridge

cingulate

play \-lət\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of cingulum

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


Medical Dictionary

cingulum

noun cin·gu·lum \ ˈsiŋ-gyə-ləm \

medical Definition of cingulum

plural cingula play \-lə\
1 :a ridge about the base of the crown of a tooth
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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