permanent tooth

noun
|Updated on: 12 May 2018

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

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1799

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permanent tooth

noun

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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