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mo·lar

(mō'lăr), Do not confuse this word with molal.
1. Denoting a grinding, abrading, or wearing away.
2. Synonym(s): molar tooth
3. Massive; relating to a mass; not molecular.
4. Denoting a concentration of 1 g.-molecular weight (1 mol) of solute per liter of solution, the common unit of concentration in chemistry. Compare: molal.
5. Denoting specific quantity, for example, molar volume (volume of 1 mol).
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molar

(mō′lər)
n.
A tooth with a broad crown used to grind food, located behind the premolars.
adj.
1. Relating to the molars.
2. Capable of grinding.
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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.
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molar

adjective Referring to the number of moles of solute/L of solution noun Dentistry Any of the posterior, multicusped teeth adapted to grinding Latin mola, millstone. See Peg molar.
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mo·lar

(mō'lăr)
1. Denoting a grinding, abrading, or wearing away.
2. Synonym(s): molar tooth.
3. Massive; relating to a mass; not molecular.
4. Denoting a concentration of 1 gram-molecular weight (1 mol) of solute per liter of solution, the common unit of concentration in chemistry.
Compare: molal
5. Denoting specific quantity, e.g., molar volume (volume of 1 mol).
[L. molaris, relating to a mill, millstone]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

molar

One of the 12 back grinding teeth. From the Latin mola , a grindstone.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

mo·lar

(mō'lăr)
1. Synonym(s): molar tooth.
2. Denoting a grinding or wearing away.
3. Massive; relating to a mass; not molecular.
4. Denoting a concentration of 1 g.-molecular weight (1 mol) of solute per liter of solution, the common unit of concentration in chemistry.
[L. molaris, relating to a mill, millstone]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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An Unusual Mandibular Second Molar Mimicking Maxillary First Molar - A Rare Occurrence.
Occlusal plane of the impacted tooth is nearly in the same level as the occlusal level of the adjacent second molar tooth.
* The mean root thickness of the mesiobuccal and mesiolingual canals in the mandibular first and second molars beyond the 1 mm level was <1 mm, confirming the elevated risk to insert a post in the mesial mandibular canals.
This study demonstrated that C-shaped root canals were most frequently found at the mandibular second molars in a Korean population.
However, a drawback of this option would be that the maxillary second molars would not have an occlusal contact with the opposing dentition after extraction of the impacted third molars.
As can be seen, the distal root of the second molar and the root of the second premolar are closest to mandibular canal.
Location was shown to be significant with first molars and second molar restorations failing with the highest frequency.
An SEM investigation of the mesiolingual canal in human maxillary first and second molars. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod.
Terminal plane relationship of the second primary molars was evaluated and recorded as class 1: the distal surfaces of maxillary and mandibular primary second molars lie in the same vertical plan; class 2: the distal surface of the mandibular primary second molar is posterior to that of maxillary primary second molar; and class 3: the distal surface of the mandibular primary second molar is anterior to that of the maxillary primary second molar [9].
This variant is seen mostly in mandibular second molars, although it can also appear in maxillary and mandibular premolars and molars.