Meaning of premolar

pre•mo•lar

Pronunciation: (prē-mō'lur), [key]
— adj.
  1. situated in front of the molar teeth.
  2. pertaining to a milk tooth that will later be supplanted by a permanent molar.
—n.
  1. a premolar tooth.
  2. Also called(in humans) any of eight teeth located in pairs on each side of the upper and lower jaws between the cuspids and molar teeth. See illus. under
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