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cingulum


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cingulum  \Cin"gu*lum\,  n.  [L.,  a  girdle.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  distinct  girdle  or  band  of  color;  a  raised  spiral  line 
  as  seen  on  certain  univalve  shells. 
  b  The  clitellus  of  earthworms. 
  c  The  base  of  the  crown  of  a  tooth. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cingulum 
  n  :  (anatomy)  an  encircling  girdle-like  structure  (as  the  ridge 
  around  the  base  of  a  tooth) 




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