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a.1.Pertaining to, or acting as, a succedaneum; supplying the place of something else; being, or employed as, a substitute for another.
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The earth," he adds elsewhere, "especially if fresh, has a certain magnetism in it, by which it attracts the salt, power, or virtue (call it either) which gives it life, and is the logic of all the labor and stir we keep about it, to sustain us; all dungings and other sordid temperings being but the vicars succedaneous to this improvement.
The most widely accepted cause is mechanical trauma to the primary predecessor tooth, which results in dilaceration of the developing succedaneous permanent tooth.
The advantages of pulpectomy include preserving masticatory functions, maintaining spaces for permanent succedaneous teeth, and avoidance of untimely eruption of permanent teeth.
The objective of this study is to determine whether the methods of Tanaka-Johnston and Moyers, applying the 75, 85 and 95 percentiles to predict the mesiodistal diameter of unerupted canines and premolars, either overestimate or underestimate the diameter of their respective succedaneous.
The difference in size be- tween the primary molars and the succedaneous premolars is termed "leeway space.