Definition of Secondary dentition

1. Noun. Dentition of permanent teeth.

Generic synonyms: Dentition, Teeth



Medical Definition of Secondary dentition

1. One of the 32 teeth belonging to the second or permanent dentition; eruption of the permanent teeth begins from the fifth to the seventh year, and is not completed until the seventeenth to the twenty-third year, when the last of the wisdom teeth appears. Synonym: dens permanens, dens succedaneus, second tooth, secondary dentition, succedaneous dentition, succedaneous tooth. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Secondary Dentition

secondary cell wall
secondary cell walls
secondary cementum
secondary censorship
secondary centre of ossification
secondary choana
secondary coccidioidomycosis
secondary coil
secondary color
secondary colour
secondary colours
secondary constriction
secondary degeneration
secondary dementia
secondary dentin
secondary dentition (current term)
secondary deviation
secondary dextrocardia
secondary diagonal
secondary digestion
secondary disease
secondary drives
secondary drowning
secondary dysmenorrhea
secondary dysmenorrhoea
secondary education
secondary egg membrane
secondary electron
secondary electron imaging
secondary emission

Literary usage of Secondary dentition

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1. Mouth Hygiene and Mouth Sepsisby John Sayre Marshall by John Sayre Marshall (1916)
"ADULT HEAD, SHOWING COMPLETE secondary dentition. (AFTER DR. CRYER) 68 VIII. CALCIFICATION OF DECIDUOUS AND PERMANENT TEETH 68 IX. SHOWING UNCLEAN MOUTH AND ..."

2. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1902)
"... arises whether we have here a primary dentition with only one secondary tooth, or a secondary dentition with only one tooth of the primary set left. ..."

3. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster (1902)
"... arises whether we have here a primary dentition with only one secondary tooth, or a secondary dentition with only one tooth of the primary set left. ..."

4. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"Thus the earlier theoretical conclusion that the Marsupial dentition " is a secondary dentition with only one tooth of the primary set left," is proved on ..."

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