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permanent tooth

n.
One of the second set of teeth in mammals that grow as the milk teeth are shed. Humans have 32 permanent teeth.

per′manent tooth′


n.
one of the teeth of a mammal, in humans amounting to 32, that erupt with or after the loss of the deciduous teeth and remain for most of adult life.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.permanent tooth - any of the 32 teeth that replace the deciduous teeth of early childhood and (with luck) can last until old agepermanent tooth - any of the 32 teeth that replace the deciduous teeth of early childhood and (with luck) can last until old age
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
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Our findings indicated that there are no differences between the dimensions and relationships of the permanent teeth of Emiratis and those of other Caucasian populations, namely North Americans, for which diagnostic standards have been developed and used in our profession many years ago," said the specialist.
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