premolar

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adjective pre·mo·lar \ (ˌ)prē-ˈmō-lər \

Definition of premolar

: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

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First Known Use of premolar

1851


PREMOLAR Defined for Kids

premolar

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noun pre·mo·lar \ ˈprē-ˈmō-lər \

Definition of premolar for Students

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

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premolar

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adjective pre·mo·lar \ -ˈmō-lər \

medical Definition of premolar

: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

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premolar

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medical Definition of premolar

1 :a premolar tooth that in humans is one of two in each side of each jaw called also bicuspid
2 :a milk tooth that occupies the position later taken by a premolar tooth of the permanent dentition

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