molar tooth


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mo·lar tooth

[TA]
a tooth having a somewhat quadrangular crown with four or five cusps on the grinding surface; the root is bifid in the lower jaw, but there are three conic roots in the upper jaw; there are six molars in each jaw, three on either side behind the premolars in the permanent dentition; in the deciduous dentition there are but four molars in each jaw, two on either side behind the canines.

molar

Chemistry
adjective Referring to the number of moles of solute/L of solution.
 
Dentistry
noun Any of the posterior, multicusped teeth adapted to grinding.

mo·lar tooth

(mō'lăr tūth) [TA]
A tooth having a somewhat quadrangular crown with four or five cusps on the grinding surface; the root is bifid in the lower jaw, but there are three conic roots in the upper jaw; there are six molars in each jaw, three on either side behind the premolars in the permanent dentition; in the deciduous dentition there are but four molars in each jaw, two on either side behind the canines.
Synonym(s): dens molaris [TA] , molar (2) .

mo·lar tooth

(mō'lăr tūth) [TA]
Tooth with a somewhat quadrangular crown with four or five cusps on grinding surface; root is bifid in lower jaw, but there are three conic roots in the upper jaw; there are six molars in each jaw, three on either side behind premolars in permanent dentition; deciduous dentition has only four molars in each jaw, two on either side behind the canines.
Synonym(s): dens molaris [TA] , cheek tooth, molar (1) .
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Now, researchers from Tubingen have successfully pinpointed the age of a molar tooth at 17 - 17.1 Ma, together with colleagues from Helsinki, Munich and Stuttgart.
Mitochondrial DNA studies of the molar tooth found in the cave show that it belonged to another Denisovan individual, not to the owner of the finger bone.
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A molar tooth recovered from the cave is also believed to be from a Denisovian individual.
After removal, the well-defined crown of a molar tooth was identified (figure, D).