molar


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mo·lar 1

 (mō′lər)
adj.
1. Chemistry
a. Relating to or designating the molarity of a solution.
b. Relating to one mole of a substance.
2. Physics Of or relating to a body of matter as a whole, perceived apart from molecular or atomic properties.

[From mole.]

mo·lar 2

 (mō′lər)
n.
A tooth with a broad crown used to grind food, located behind the premolars.
adj.
1. Relating to the molars.
2. Capable of grinding.

[From Middle English molares, molars, from Latin molāris, belonging to a mill, grinder, molar, from mola, millstone; see melə- in Indo-European roots.]

molar

(ˈməʊlə)
n
1. (Dentistry) any of the 12 broad-faced grinding teeth in man
2. (Zoology) a corresponding tooth in other mammals
adj
3. (Dentistry) of, relating to, or designating any of these teeth
4. (Zoology) of, relating to, or designating any of these teeth
5. used for or capable of grinding
[C16: from Latin molāris for grinding, from mola millstone]

molar

(ˈməʊlə)
adj
1. (Chemistry) (of a physical quantity) per unit amount of substance: molar volume.
2. (Chemistry) (not recommended in technical usage) (of a solution) containing one mole of solute per litre of solution
[C19: from Latin mōlēs a mass]

mo•lar1

(ˈmoʊ lər)

n.
1. Also called mo′lar tooth`. a tooth having a broad biting surface adapted for grinding, being one of 12 in humans, with 3 on each side of the upper and lower jaws.
adj.
2. adapted for grinding, as teeth.
3. pertaining to such teeth.
[1535–45; < Latin molāris grinder =mol(a) millstone + -āris -ar1]

mo•lar2

(ˈmoʊ lər)

adj.
pertaining to a body of matter as a whole, as contrasted with molecular and atomic.
[1860–65; < Latin mōl(ēs) a mass]

mo•lar3

(ˈmoʊ lər)

adj.
describing a solution containing one mole of solute per liter of solution.
[1860–65]

mo·lar 1

(mō′lər)
Chemistry
1. Relating to a mole.
2. Containing one mole of solute per liter of solution.

molar 2

Any of the teeth located toward the back of the jaws, having broad crowns for grinding food. Adult humans have 12 molars.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.molar - grinding tooth with a broad crownmolar - grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
wisdom 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)
Adj.1.molar - of or pertaining to the grinding teeth in the back of a mammal's mouth; "molar teeth"
2.molar - designating a solution containing one mole of solute per liter of solution
3.molar - containing one mole of a substance; "molar weight"
4.molar - pertaining to large units of behavior; "such molar problems of personality as the ego functions"--R.R. Hunt
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
molecular - relating to simple or elementary organization; "proceed by more and more detailed analysis to the molecular facts of perception"--G.A. Miller
Translations
ضِرْس، طاحِنَه
stoličkamolární
kindtand
poskihammas
őrlőfog
jaxl
krūminis dantis
dzeroklis
azı dişi

molar

[ˈməʊləʳ] Nmuela f

molar

[ˈməʊlər] nmolaire f

molar (tooth)

nBackenzahn m

molar

[ˈməʊləʳ] adj & nmolare (m)

molar

(ˈməulə) noun
a back tooth which is used for grinding food.

mo·lar

n. diente molar, muela.

molar

adj (dent, obst) molar; n molar m (form), muela; third — tercer molar, muela del juicio (fam)
References in classic literature ?
They were, however, so completely decayed, that I could only bring away small fragments of one of the great molar teeth; but these are sufficient to show that the remains belonged to a Mastodon, probably to the same species with that, which formerly must have inhabited the Cordillera in Upper Peru in such great numbers.
D'Arnot taught him many of the refinements of civilization--even to the use of knife and fork; but sometimes Tarzan would drop them in disgust and grasp his food in his strong brown hands, tearing it with his molars like a wild beast.
For five-and-thirty minutes not a sound was heard throughout the length and breadth of that boat, save the clank of cutlery and crockery, and the steady grinding of four sets of molars. At the end of five-and-thirty minutes, Harris said, "Ah!" and took his left leg out from under him and put his right one there instead.
The impact of intravenous corticosteroids with third molar surgery in patients at high risk for delayed health-related quality of life and clinical recovery.
No statistical difference between the two groups in obtaining gingival anaesthesia in the first molar region, Table 1.
Hence, we are reporting two cases of bilateral ST in the molar region.
Primary molar pulpotomy: A systematic review and network meta-analysis.
Here in, we report a case of molar pregnancy in a cesarean section scar that was diagnosed and managed with surgery at our clinic.
Por otra parte, el molar que tuvo las correlaciones mas altas fue el 16 con respecto a PO y PP; ademas, fueron estadisticamente significativas (p = 0,044 y p = 0,01), y se presentan en la Figura 5.
Plenty of studies have been published on permanent mandibular first molar root canal anatomy among various population groups using CBCT.21,22 In local literature, so far only two studies have been published on root canal morphology of these teeth.10,11 However, none of the studies used CBCT as an assessment tool.
The determination of cusp number on mandibular first molar of three ethnic groups showed highest percentage of 5 cusps in all study groups (table 1).