Medical Dictionary

Moon's molar

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Moon molar

Medical Definition of Moon's molar

  1. :  a first molar tooth which has become dome-shaped due to malformation by congenital syphilis; also :  mulberry molar

Biographical Note for moon's molar




(1845–1892), British surgeon. Moon described the irregular first molars found in congenital syphilis in 1876.

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