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mamelon

[′mam·ə·lən]
(biology)
Any dome-shaped protrusion or elevation.
(geology)
A small, rounded volcano which forms over a vent as a result of the slow extrusion of viscous, silicic lava.
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The most prominent features recorded were frontal bossing, seen in 54% cases, Parietal bossing in 88%; Depressed nasal bridge in 70% ; Pallor of oral mucosa in 84%; Intra oral pigmentation in 88%; Proclination of teeth in 26%; Gingivitis in 82%; Mamelon in 22%.
Because of these systems, large areas of land were no longer suitable for agriculture, as the result of the digging of channels, the excavating of earth mamelons, the transformation of land into marshy and salty soils.
Then elaboration of the incisal opaque halo with Opallis A1 enamel, the composite resin A2 dentin was employed to reconstruct the area corresponding to dentin, translucent enamel placed between dentinal mamelons and the layering of the restoration was finished with composite resin A1 enamel.
Tooth number 31 was observed with mamelons on its incisal edges (Fig.
Les "boules a mamelons", aussi appelees "casse-tetes", etaient dotees de pointes arrondies, et vraisemblablement utilisees comme armes de guerre.
He entered in to the fourth house and found women hanging from their mamelons (daddehen or breasts).