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Medical Term:

oblique ridge of crown


a transverse ridge, unique to the maxillary molars, formed by the junction of the triangular ridge of the mesiolingual cusp and the triangular ridge of the distobuccal cusp.

Synonym(s): crista obliqua coronae dentisTA

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