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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

[priːˈməʊləʳ] Npremolar m

premolar

premolar

adj & n premolar m
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The location of mental foramen in our study for both sides, showed at longitudinal axis of 2 Premolar (Males-78.66%, Females-69.23%), between 1, 2 premolars (Males 15.33%, Females -20.66%) and between 2 Premolar and 1 Molar (Males 6%, Females 6.66%).
The treatment plan consisted of initial leveling and aligning followed by extraction of maxillary first premolars and mandibular premolars and RCR followed by fixed appliance orthodontic treatment, with no use of extraoral or intraoral anchorage appliances.
In many of the studies using dried skulls, conventional radiographs and CBCT, the MF has been found to be closely associated with apex of second premolars in most of the cases studied2,4,6,9.
All impacted molars were classified according to Pell and Gragory classification 20 whereas for premolars and canines classification given by Yamamoto21 was used.
The unfavorable morphology and portions of maxillary premolars cause them to be named as the most susceptible posterior teeth to be fractured (7, 14, 15).
Conventional pendulum anchors from the palatal tissue and upper premolars during the distalization of maxillary molars.
AZKB 01, a mandible with incisors, canines, premolars and molars (AZKB-Azad Jammu and Kashmir, district Bhimber).
Increase vertical angulation of sensors slightly Premolars cut off Place film/sensor at middle of mandibular in bitewing canine Molars cut off in Place receptor at middle 2nd premolar bitewing Teeth not evenly Place bite-block equally between both jaws seen in bitewing Overlapping Beam alignment device is parallel to facial surfaces Stretched image 1.
According to the tooth type, the number of accepted cases was distributed as follows: 15 (32.6%) in upper molars, 39 (30.2%) in lower molars, 28 (40%) in upper incisors, 13 (35.1%) in lower incisors, 18 (26.8%) in upper premolars, and 14 (34.1%) in lower premolars (Table 4).
stardusti, with similar premolars, is called Deccanolestes hislopi, and it lived all the way across the planet, in India, between 70 million and 66 million years ago.