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(pit )


1. A tiny hollow or pocket.
SYN: SEE: depression; SEE: fossa
2. To be or become marked with a shallow depression.
3. To cause a depression on pressure in edema.
4. A small depression in the enamel surface of a tooth often connected with one or more developmental grooves. It contributes to pit and fissure caries.
SYN: SEE: occlusal pit

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Citation

Venes, Donald, editor. "Pit." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738291/all/pit.
Pit. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738291/all/pit. Accessed May 26, 2019.
Pit. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738291/all/pit
Pit [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 26]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738291/all/pit.
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