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dimple

Pronunciation: dim'pel

Definition:

  1. A natural indentation, usually circular and of small area, in the chin, cheek, or sacral region.
  2. A depression of similar appearance to a dimple, resulting from trauma or the contraction of scar tissue.
  3. To cause dimples.

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