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pre·mo·lar

 (prē-mō′lər)
n.
One of eight bicuspid teeth located in pairs on each side of the upper and lower jaws behind the canines and in front of the molars.

pre·mo′lar adj.

premolar

(priːˈməʊlə)
adj
(Dentistry) situated before a molar tooth
n
(Dentistry) any one of eight bicuspid teeth in the human adult, two situated on each side of both jaws between the first molar and the canine

pre•mo•lar

(priˈmoʊ lər)

adj.
1. situated in front of the molar teeth.
n.
2. a premolar tooth.
3. Also called bicuspid. (in humans) any of eight teeth located in pairs on each side of the upper and lower jaws between the cuspids and the molar teeth.
[1835–45]

pre·mo·lar

(prē-mō′lər)
Any of eight bicuspid teeth in mammals, arranged in pairs on both sides of the upper and lower jaws between the canines and molars. Premolars are used to tear and grind food.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.premolar - a tooth having two cusps or pointspremolar - a tooth having two cusps or points; located between the incisors and the molars
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
Translations
třenáktřenový zub
välihammas
小臼歯
przedtrzonowiec

premolar

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