Cheek tooth

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(Anat.) a hinder or molar tooth.

See also: Cheek

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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africanum (Bou Hanifia, 10.5 Ma), while advanced in cheek tooth crown height, also has skull and postcranial features recalling North American Connohipparion (Bernor and White, 2009; Bernor et al., 2010).
P2 anterostyle is somewhat elongate; maxillary cheek tooth crown height does not exceed 60 mm in early populations but can later reach more than 65 mm; maxillary cheek teeth are complexly ornamented with multiple plications on the distal border of the prefossette and the mesial border of the postfossette; mesial border of the prefossette and distal border of the postfossette are less complex in their plications; bifid to, especially in premolars, trifidplicaballins are present; protocones are oval, somewhat flattened lingually, and rounded buccally; hypoglyphs are broad and moderately deeply incised (Wolf et al., 2013).
In sheep and ox, it extended from last cheek tooth to naso-incisive notch (Hare, 1975b) and in goat from the level of last cheek tooth to alar fold and basal fold (Gupta et al., 1992).
The prominent facial tuberosity was placed dorsal to the 3rd cheek tooth similar to ox [10], and mithun [12].
We submitted a piece from a partial cheek tooth of Mammuthus cf.
Three dozen thin instruments made of animal tooth enamel, plus seven needles made of the upper cheek tooth enamel of a rhinoceros sub-species now extinct, were also found.
The facial tuberosity was placed at the junction of the 4th and 5th cheek teeth in Kagani goat, but the same was placed at the level of 5th cheek tooth in sheep (May), above the 3rd cheek tooth in ox, yak and mithun (Getty; Archana et al.
The other lion had a small fracture on a cheek tooth, but this injury was not likely to inhibit the lion from capturing wild prey.
In cheek tooth rows, horses often show sharp edges on buccal or lingual margins due to uneven wear.
-- Cheek tooth fragment (ET 5403); cheek tooth fragment (ET 5404); cheek tooth fragment (ET 5405); cheek tooth fragment (ET 5406); cheek tooth fragment (ET 5407); partial R.
Specific diagnosis: No diastemata in upper or lower cheek tooth rows; orbits open over talon of M3; zygomatic arches leave face at midline of M1; lower premolars compressed with a long and complex third molar (Colbert, 1935; Pickford, 1988).