permanent tooth

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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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This paper enlightens with its well-constructed execution and delivery and provides further evidence that diseases, such as erosion, in the primary dentition serve as timeous indicators of potential disease in the succedaneous dentition and at a time whereby prevention can be key to avoiding further disease.