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Medical Term:

indentation

Pronunciation: in'den-ta'shun

Definition:

  1. The act of notching or pitting.
  2. A notch.
  3. A state of being notched.

[Mediev. L. indento, pp. -atus, to make notches like teeth, fr. L. dens (dent-), tooth]

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