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wisdom tooth

n.
One of four rearmost molars, located one each on both sides of the upper and lower jaw in humans. Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt, typically in early adulthood.

[Translation of New Latin dēns sapientiae : dēns, tooth + sapientiae, genitive of sapientia, wisdom.]

wisdom tooth

n
1. (Dentistry) any of the four molar teeth, one at the back of each side of the jaw, that are the last of the permanent teeth to erupt. Technical name: third molar
2. cut one's wisdom teeth to arrive at the age of discretion

wis′dom tooth`


n.
the third molar on each side of the upper and lower jaws: the last tooth to erupt.
Idioms:
cut one's wisdom teeth, to attain maturity or discretion.
[1660–70]

wis·dom tooth

(wĭz′dəm)
One of four molars, the last on each side of both jaws in humans, usually appearing in young adulthood.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wisdom tooth - any of the last 4 teeth on each side of the upper and lower jawwisdom tooth - any of the last 4 teeth on each side of the upper and lower jaw; the last of the permanent teeth to erupt (between ages 16 and 21)
molar, grinder - grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars
Translations
ضِرْسُ العَقْلضِرْس العَقِل
мъдрец
zub moudrosti
visdomstand
viisaudenhammas
שן בינה
umnjak
bölcsességfog
vísdómstönn, endajaxl
親知らず
사랑니
zub múdrosti
visdomstand
ฟันกรามซี่ที่ 3
răng khôn

wisdom tooth

wisdom tooth

ndente m del giudizio

wise

(waiz) adjective
1. having gained a great deal of knowledge from books or experience or both and able to use it well.
2. sensible. You would be wise to do as he suggests; a wise decision.
ˈwisely adverb
wisdom (ˈwizdəm) noun
Wisdom comes with experience.
wisdom tooth (ˈwizdəm-)
any one of the four back teeth cut after childhood, usually about the age of twenty.
ˈwisecrack noun
a joke.
wise guy
a person who (shows that he) thinks that he is smart, knows everything etc.
be wise to
to be fully aware of. He thinks I'm going to give him some money, but I'm wise to his plan.
none the wiser
not knowing any more than before. He tried to explain the rules to me, but I'm none the wiser.
put (someone) wise
to tell, inform (someone) of the real facts.

wisdom tooth

ضِرْسُ العَقْل zub moudrosti visdomstand Weisheitszahn φρονιμίτης muela del juicio viisaudenhammas dent de sagesse umnjak dente del giudizio 親知らず 사랑니 verstandskies visdomstann ząb mądrości dente do siso зуб мудрости visdomstand ฟันกรามซี่ที่ 3 yirmi yaş dişi răng khôn 智齿

wisdom tooth

n. cordales, muelas del juicio.
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During this eruption, wisdom teeth can be in a misaligned position usually towards the cheeks.
They tested the drink on extracted wisdom teeth and found that the formula plugged the dentin tubules.
Our teeth aren't quite changing as fast, which is why orthodontistry and wisdom teeth removal still exist.
This week's episode of Girls, "Gummies," was reminiscent of Broad City Season 2 Episode 3, "Wisdom Teeth," when Abbi gets her wisdom teeth removed, then accidentally gets high on a double dose of pain medication and a weed milkshake, sneaks out of her apartment, and hallucinates a giant version of her prized stuffed animal Bingo Bronson.
Judging by his stony-face, Joe Hart looks like he's just received news that he's about to have four wisdom teeth removed.
Recently my son had to have three wisdom teeth removed.
Of if you've got a problem as common as needing wisdom teeth removal because you suffer from impacted wisdom teeth, they can of course help there as well.
Right about the time this issue is published I shall be having both my lower wisdom teeth extracted.
IT seems three pesky wisdom teeth have manged to do what Premier League defenders haven't managed this season and stop Eden Hazard in his tracks.
CHELSEA midfielder Eden Hazard was forced to miss last night's Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year dinner after having emergency dental surgery to remove three wisdom teeth.
February 23, 2015 -- Stem cells from the dental pulp of wisdom teeth can be coaxed to turn into cells of the eye's cornea and could one day be used to repair corneal scarring due to infection or injury, according to researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
Wisdom teeth have as much right to that title as Apple geniuses have to theirs.