cheek tooth


Definition of cheek tooth

: any of the molar or premolar teeth

Examples of cheek tooth in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Both jaws had a third premolar, or cheek tooth, that’s only present in 2 to 6 percent of all Smilodon specimens. Riley Black, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 June 2021

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First Known Use of cheek tooth

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Cheek tooth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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Medical Definition of cheek tooth

: any of the molar or premolar teeth


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