What is the difference between Cingulum and Tubercle?

The difference between cingulum and tubercle

is that "cingulum" is the girdle of an alb and "tubercle" is a round nodule, small eminence, or warty outgrowth, especially those found on bones for the attachment of a muscle or ligament or small elevations on the surface of a tooth.

cingulum

tubercle

Noun

  • The girdle of an alb.
  • (neuroanatomy) A collection of white matter fibers projecting from the cingulate gyrus to the entorhinal cortex in the brain, allowing for communication between components of the limbic system.
  • (anatomy) A ridge that girdles the base of an upper molar tooth.
  • (zoology) A distinct girdle or band of color; a raised spiral line as seen on certain univalve shells.
  • (zoology) The clitellus of earthworms.

Related terms

  • cingulid

Noun

  • (anatomy) A round nodule, small eminence, or warty outgrowth, especially those found on bones for the attachment of a muscle or ligament or small elevations on the surface of a tooth.
  • (botany) A small rounded wartlike protuberance of the roots of some leguminous plants; the lip of certain orchids, cacti.
  • (pathology) A small rounded nodule forming the characteristic lesion of tuberculosis.

Synonyms

  • tubercule
  • tuberculum
  • tuberosity
  • eminence
  • nodule