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molar

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noun mo·lar \ˈmō-lər\

Medical Definition of molar

  1. :  a tooth with a rounded or flattened surface adapted for grinding; specifically :  one of the mammalian teeth behind the incisors and canines sometimes including the premolars but more exactly restricted to the three posterior pairs in each human jaw on each side which are not preceded by milk teeth



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molar

adjective mo·lar

Medical Definition of molar

  1. 1a:  pulverizing by friction <molar teeth>b:  of, relating to, or located near the molar teeth <molar gland>

  2. 2:  of, relating to, possessing the qualities of, or characterized by a hydatidiform mole <molar pregnancy>




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molar

adjective mo·lar

Medical Definition of molar

  1. 1:  of or relating to a mass of matter as distinguished from the properties or motions of molecules or atoms

  2. 2:  of or relating to larger units of behavior especially as relatable to a prior deprivation or motivational pattern of the organism <interest in such molar problems of personality as the ego functions—R. R. Holt>—compare molecular 2




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molar

adjective mo·lar

Medical Definition of molar

  1. 1:  of or relating to a mole of a substance <the molar volume of a gas>

  2. 2:  containing one mole of solute in one liter of solution




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