permanent tooth

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permanent tooth

n.
One of the second set of teeth in mammals that grow as the milk teeth are shed. Humans have 32 permanent teeth.
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per′manent tooth′


n.
one of the teeth of a mammal, in humans amounting to 32, that erupt with or after the loss of the deciduous teeth and remain for most of adult life.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.permanent tooth - any of the 32 teeth that replace the deciduous teeth of early childhood and (with luck) can last until old agepermanent tooth - any of the 32 teeth that replace the deciduous teeth of early childhood and (with luck) can last until old age
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
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