premolar

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

noun

First Known Use of premolar

1851


PREMOLAR Defined for Kids

premolar

noun pre·mo·lar \ ˈprē-ˈmō-lər \

Definition of premolar for Students

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

Medical Dictionary

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premolar

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

noun

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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