twelve-year molar

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Medical Definition of twelve-year molar

: any of the second permanent molar teeth which erupt at about 12 years of age and include four of which one is located on each side of the upper and lower jaws — compare six-year molar

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“Twelve-year molar.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/twelve-year%20molar. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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