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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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premolar

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This includes the large fourth premolar on the upper arcade and also the large first molar on the lower arcade.
To help this year's bear study, remove the first left or right premolar, which grows directly behind the lower long and most impressive canines.
Furthermore, the findings of the present study revealed that the block success rate of the first molar was higher in all groups in equal intervals compared with second premolar.
Designed to allow positive lateral pressure in anterior and premolar regions, the Jack B.
And so, yesterday as I write, my dentist removed the remains of my once-proud premolar, the calmness in his voice entirely at odds with the strain on his face as he stood on my chest and yanked it out.
And so, as I write, my dentist removed the remains of my once-proud premolar, the calmness in his voice entirely at odds with the strain on his face as he stood on my chest and yanked it out.
The other most common intra-oral exostosis--torus mandibularis--is a bony outgrowth on the lingual surface of the mandible, most frequently in the premolar or canine area.
Adults can also benefit if they are getting their premolar or wisdom tooth removed.
Plaque pH, or acidity, was measured with a touch microelectrode between the premolar teeth before eating; at two and five minutes after eating; and then two to 30 minutes after drinking a liquid.
Cross-sectional area of the femur was the skeletal variable that best predicted body mass, while length of the lower fourth premolar was the most predictive dental variable.
The prevalence in the molar region is three times higher than that in the premolar region.
On examination, there is clear absence of teeth on the lower-right side from the canines back (to include the premolar, molar and wisdom teeth) and presence of healthy oral mucosa with laxity to move the submucosa medially.