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Pronunciation: krown


  1. Any structure, normal or pathologic, resembling or suggesting a crown or a wreath.
  2. In dentistry, that part of a tooth that is covered with enamel.
  3. An artificial substitute for the part of a tooth that is normally covered with enamel.

Synonym(s): coronaTA

[L. corona]

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