In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The posterior lingual crista runs off the lingual side of the fifth cuspule, following the ridge of a posterolingual bulge.
- The later dinocephalians improved on this system by developing heels on the lingual sides of the incisor teeth which met against one another to form a crushing surface when the jaws were shut.
- Oral lichen planus is common, mainly occurs after middle age, and typically presents as bilateral white lesions (papules, plaques, or reticular areas) in the buccal and lingual mucosae.
- An incipient dentine tract is present on the lingual side of the tooth.
- The cingulum, which is strong at the posterior border, thins out in anterior direction along the lingual and buccal sides.
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