Molar

molar

(Science: mechanics) Of or pertaining to a mass of matter; said of the properties or motions of masses, as distinguished from those of molecules or atoms.

Origin: L. Moles mass.

(Science: anatomy) Any one of the teeth back of the incisors and canines. The molar which replace the deciduous or milk teeth are designated as premolars, and those which are not preceded by deciduous teeth are sometimes called true molars. See tooth.


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