successional tooth

noun
suc·​ces·​sion·​al tooth | \ sək-ˈsesh-nəl-, -ən-ᵊl- How to pronounce successional tooth (audio) \

Medical Definition of successional tooth

: any permanent tooth that grows in the place of a milk tooth

called also succedaneous tooth

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“Successional tooth.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/successional%20tooth. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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