permanent tooth


any of the 32 adult teeth that replace the 20 milk teeth.

Nearby words

  1. permanent magnet,
  2. permanent mold,
  3. permanent press,
  4. permanent resident,
  5. permanent set,
  6. permanent wave,
  7. permanent way,
  8. permanently,
  9. permanganate,
  10. permanganic

Origin of permanent tooth

First recorded in 1830–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for permanent tooth

permanent tooth


Any of the teeth of the secondary dentition.second tooth

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