triangular ridge

noun

Medical Definition of triangular ridge

: a triangular surface that slopes downward from the tip of a cusp of a molar or premolar toward the center of its occlusal surface

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“Triangular ridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/triangular%20ridge. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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