permanent tooth


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

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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