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premolar

1. situated before a molar tooth
2. any one of eight bicuspid teeth in the human adult, two situated on each side of both jaws between the first molar and the canine

premolar

[prē′mō·lər]
(anatomy)
In each quadrant of the permanent human dentition, one of the two teeth between the canine and the first molar; a bicuspid.
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The extraction of the teeth and local curettage was done due to periodontal and apical destruction on premolar teeth of the right side mandible.
It also had premolar teeth that had taken on the form of molars, instead of being relatively simple as in most other primates.
The Hartwick researchers obtained casts of both lower second premolar teeth -- located in the cheek -- and studied them under a scanning electron microscope at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.
1996], could not be pooled with any of the other datasets because FS were placed on permanent premolar teeth, as opposed to permanent molar teeth in all of the other datasets.