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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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In the case of lower lip anesthesia, the degree of anesthesia was measured by an electric pulp tester (Parkell edgewood, USA) in the second premolars and first molars in the quadrant recipient of nerve block in 5, 15 and 30-minute periods after anesthetic injection.
Barx1 is restricted to the posterior dentition mesenchyme and important for premolar and molar specification [Miletich et al.
The single tentative identification of Capromeryx from Dust Cave is a lower third premolar and the identification probably is not trustworthy.
Additional cases of maxillary canine-first premolar transposition in several prehistoric skeletal assemblages from the Santa Barbara Channel Islands of California.
Before starting this study, both left and right mandibular fourth premolar teeth were extracted to make enough space for the bone graft.
The extraction of the teeth and local curettage was done due to periodontal and apical destruction on premolar teeth of the right side mandible.
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Noting significant relapse after his own nonextraction enlargement therapy, he went so far as to retreat his patients with premolar extraction after the significant relapse of his Angle-style nonextraction treatment.
Some degree of overlap characterizes the three species of Chaetodipus, although each taxon comprises a statistically significant subset for both premolar and incisor measurements.
Clipped to the user's premolar, the intra-oral bone conduction microphone reduced the 110 dB(a) background noise of an M1A1 tank by 30 to 40 dB(a) to transmit clear speech for other soldiers or automatic speech recognition systems.
2) : preparatory or prerequisite to: premedical b : in advance: beforehand: precancel prepay 2 : in front of: anterior to: preaxial premolar
This method is based on exposure of light and dark dentine patterns on premolar and molar crowns, recession of gums around molars, and a subjective assessment of molar concavity, or "scooping.