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Meaning of CINGULUM

Pronunciation:  'singgyulum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (anatomy) an encircling girdle-like structure (as the ridge around the base of a tooth)
 

CINGULUM is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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