perikymata

noun plural
peri·​ky·​ma·​ta | \ -ˈkī-mət-ə How to pronounce perikymata (audio) \

Medical Definition of perikymata

: minute transverse ridges on the surface of the enamel of a tooth which correspond to the incremental lines of Retzius

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“Perikymata.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/perikymata. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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