crestal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

crest +‎ -al

Adjective[edit]

crestal (not comparable)

  1. That is situated on, or forms part of, a crest
    • 2015 October 22, “Evaluation in a Dog Model of Three Antimicrobial Glassy Coatings: Prevention of Bone Loss around Implants and Microbial Assessments”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0140374:
      Microbial samples and peri-implant crestal bone levels of all implant sites were obtained before, during and after the breakdown period.

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