permanent tooth


permanent tooth

noun

Definition of PERMANENT TOOTH

:  any of the second set of teeth of a mammal that follow the milk teeth, typically persist into old age, and in humans are 32 in number

First Known Use of PERMANENT TOOTH

1836

permanent tooth

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PERMANENT TOOTH

: one of the second set of teeth of a mammal that follow the milk teeth, typically persist into old age, and in humans are 32 in number including 4 incisors, 2 canines, and 10 premolars and molars in each jaw

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