perikymata

noun plural

peri·​ky·​ma·​ta -ˈkī-mət-ə How to pronounce perikymata (audio)
: 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 26 May. 2024.

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