primary tooth

primary tooth
noun Date: circa 1898 milk tooth

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Primary teeth — The first teeth which are shed and replaced by permanent teeth. The first primary tooth comes in (erupts) at about 6 months of age and the 20th and last one erupts at around 2 1/2 years of age. The primary teeth are replaced usually beginning at… …   Medical dictionary

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