permanent tooth(redirected from succedaneous dentition)
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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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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.
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|Noun||1.||permanent 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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