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premolar

 [pre-mo´ler]
1. in front of the molar teeth.
2. premolar tooth; see tooth. Called also bicuspid.

pre·mo·lar

(prē-mō'lăr),
1. Anterior to a molar tooth.
2. A bicuspid tooth.

premolar

/pre·mo·lar/ (P) (-mo´ler)
1. see under tooth.
2. situated in front of the molar teeth.

premolar

(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

[prēmō′lər]
Etymology: L, prae + mola, mill
one of eight teeth, four in each dental arch, located lateral and posterior to the canine teeth and anterior to the molars. They are smaller and shorter than the canine teeth. The crown of each premolar is compressed anteroposteriorly and surmounted by two cusps, and the neck is oval. The root is single and compressed in all premolars except the upper first, which usually has two roots. Usually an anterior and a posterior groove are also present. The upper premolars are larger than the lower premolars. Also called bicuspid. Compare canine tooth, incisor, molar.

pre·mo·lar

(prē-mō'lăr)
1. Anterior to a molar tooth.
2. Denotes permanent teeth that replace the deciduous molars.
3. See: bicuspid

pre·mo·lar

(prē-mō'lăr)
1. Anterior to a molar tooth.
2. Denotes permanent teeth that replace the deciduous molars.

premolar,

n (bicuspid), one of the 8 teeth, 4 in each jaw, between the canines and first molars; usually has 2 cusps; replaces the molars of the primary dentition. Older term:
bicuspid.

premolar

in front of the molar teeth. See also teeth.
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Due to the massive destruction of the anterior mandible, a full-thickness block resection extending from the right first premolar to the left first premolar was carried out and the mandible was immediately reconstructed with a titanium plate.
Additional mandible measurements taken from moose [greater than or equal to] 2 years old are molar row length, from the proximal gum line at the third molar (M3) to the distal gum line at the first premolar (P2), and diastema length, from the distal gum line at the first premolar (P2) to the proximal gum line at the fourth incisor (I4) (Fig.
A vestigial first premolar tooth was extracted from adults and subadults for age determination (Grue and Jensen, 1979).
Endodontic treatment of mandibular right first premolar was performed, fabrication of a removable partial dental prosthesis was planned for future appointments and regular follow-up of the patient was decided.
The elastic chain was changed weekly, reducing the number of intervening holes by one hole per week until the desired position was obtained by taking advantage of stationary anchorage from maxillary first permanent molar with its higher anchorage value to tip the maxillary first premolar into its correct position and crossbite was corrected (Figure 3 and 4).
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