cacuminal definition

  • adjective:
    • Articulated aided by the tip of the tongue turned-back and up toward the roof regarding the lips; retroflex.
    • related to a spot, top, or crown.
    • Pronounced using a retroflexed tongue.
    • regarding the top of the palate; cerebral; -- applied to particular consonants.
    • pronounced with all the tip of the tongue turned back toward the tough palate
  • noun:
    • A sound pronounced making use of a retroflexed tongue.
  • others:
    • with respect to a top or summit.
    • In physiology, relating to the cacumen or upper surface associated with the vermis for the mind.

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  • Definition for "cacuminal"
    • Articulated aided by the tip of the tongue…
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  • Sentence for "cacuminal"
    • —The folium vermis (folium cacuminis; cacuminal
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