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Descriptions of Molar

Molar: grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars
Source: WordNet 2.1

Summary Information: Molar

Molar: The molars are a type of tooth and are a part of the dentition and the digestive system. Normally there are 12 large, broad-crowned molars in the adult mouth. The function of the molars is to crush and chew food. By doing these actions, the molars begin the process of ingestion and digestion.

Conditions that afflict the molars include broken/missing teeth, dental caries, periodontal disease, developmental abnormalities, dental attrition, impaction and dental erosion.

Closely Related Organs: Molar

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Molar

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Other Names: Molar

The following are other names for the organ: Molar:

  • Molar teeth

Sub Parts: Molar

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Molar

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Organ types: Teeth (10)

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