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Hi all, I recently got into a discussion on the Dutch fossil forum about the definition of the term "carina", which my conversation partner equated to "the cutting edge of a tooth". They then further went on to claim crocodiles don't have carinae but rather apicobasal ridges that span the length of the tooth crown. Now I've used the term lots over the years and know @Jesuslover340 has also used carinae in the context of crocodile teeth. But as I can't find a singular definition of the term as pertains to teeth online, I was wondering how the term is officially defined - whethe