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Molar tooth

molar tooth

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 conical 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: dens molaris, cheek tooth, molar, multicuspid tooth.


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Which is a vestigial tooth

Which of the following is a vestigial tooth a) canine b) molar c) premolar I think it should be premolar but the ans given is canine please tell me who is correct

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by rakesh61
Wed Nov 07, 2007 7:27 am
 
Forum: Evolution
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what's a 'molar tooth'(in a culture of actinomyces)?

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