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premolar

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adjective pre·mo·lar \(ˌ)prē-ˈmō-lər\

Definition of premolar

  1. :  situated in front of or preceding the molar teeth; especially :  being or relating to those teeth of a mammal in front of the true molars and behind the canines when the latter are present

premolar noun


Circa 1859

First Known Use of premolar

circa 1859


PREMOLAR Defined for Kids

premolar

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noun pre·mo·lar \ˈprē-ˈmō-lər\

Definition of premolar

  1. :  a double-pointed tooth that comes between the canines and molars




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