premolar tooth

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pre·mo·lar tooth

[TA]
a tooth usually having two tubercles or cusps on the grinding surface and a flattened root, single in the lower jaw and upper second premolar, and furrowed in the upper first premolar. There are four premolars in each jaw, two on either side between the canine and the molars; there are no premolars in the deciduous dentition.
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pre·mo·lar tooth

(prē-mō'lăr tūth) [TA]
A tooth usually having two tubercles or cusps on the grinding surface and a flattened root, single in the lower jaw and upper second premolar, and furrowed in the upper first premolar. There are four premolars in each jaw, two on either side between the canine and the molars; there are no premolars in the deciduous dentition.
Synonym(s): dens premolaris [TA] , bicuspid tooth.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pre·mo·lar tooth

(prē-mō'lăr tūth) [TA]
Tooth usually with two tubercles or cusps on grinding surface and a flattened root, single in lower jaw and upper second premolar, and furrowed in upper first premolar. There are four premolars in each jaw, two on either side between the canine and the molars; there are no premolars in deciduous dentition.
Synonym(s): dens premolaris [TA] , bicuspid tooth, dens bicuspidus.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012