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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.
(Dentistry) situated before a molar tooth
(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
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.
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.