unerupted

adjective
un·​erupt·​ed | \ ˌən-i-ˈrəp-təd How to pronounce unerupted (audio) \

Definition of unerupted

of a tooth
: not yet having emerged through the gum also : impacted sense 1

Examples of unerupted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, 9 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of unerupted

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Unerupted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unerupted. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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unerupted

adjective
un·​erupt·​ed | \ ˌən-i-ˈrəp-təd How to pronounce unerupted (audio) \

Medical Definition of unerupted

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

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