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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
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välihammas
小臼歯
przedtrzonowiec

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New material: PUPC 11/40, right upper first incisor (I1); PUPC 13/374, left upper second premolar (P2).
Location of Mental Foramen in males was observed maximum at the longitudinal axis of 2 Premolar, 81.33% on right side and 76% on left side.
A mucoperiosteal flap was elevated 6 mm above the canine and first premolar to allow for the planned osteotomy for both the procedures.
Images were taken using the New Tom VGi (QR SRL Co., Verona, Italy) using the following inclusion criteria: Age 18 years or older, bilateral presence of mandibular first and second premolar, and first molar teeth, absence of any pathology, gross malalignment, asymmetry, and fracture in the ROI.
It was also observed that OKC was more dominantly associated in mandibular molars followed by mandibular premolar which is in line with the study of Planinic et al.25 In current study marsuplization was done in some patients (n = 4) to save the vital structures like Inferior alveolar nerve and lower border of the mandible in cases of OKC.
This three-dimensional (3D) finite element study aimed to compare stress distributions of two different direct restoration designs with support from root canals with and without cuspal coverage for a maxillary first premolar tooth without functional cusp.
A 2.2 mm significant decrease in the sagittal position of the upper second premolar (p<0.001) and the 3.4[degrees] decrease in the U5/ANS-PNS angle were found to be statistically significant (p<0.001).
All you have to do is send us the bear's tooth (a premolar to be exact).
First premolar large, brain case relatively small, well developed sagittal crest, lachrymal in contact with orbit but separated from nasal by an extension of the frontal.
In addition, respondents felt that showing the upper front eight to nine teeth from incisor to first or second premolar was ideal.
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