unerupted

adjective
un·erupt·ed | \ ˌən-i-ˈrəp-təd \

Definition of unerupted 

of a tooth

: not yet having emerged through the gum also : impacted sense 2

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And the skull’s intact braincase, which has preserved impressions of the brain’s exterior surface, also contains the infant ape’s unerupted adult teeth. National Geographic, "Amazing 13-Million-Year-Old Ape Skull Discovered," 9 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of unerupted

1859, in the meaning defined above

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unerupted

adjective
un·erupt·ed | \ ˌən-i-ˈrəp-təd \

Medical Definition of unerupted 

of a tooth

: not yet having emerged through the gum also : impacted sense 3

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