Definitions for wisdom tooth
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any of the last 4 teeth on each side of the upper and lower jaw; the last of the permanent teeth to erupt (between ages 16 and 21)
One of the four (one upper and one lower on each side) rearmost molars in humans, which typically develop between ages 18-24.
Origin: A calque of dens sapientae.
A wisdom tooth, in humans, is any of the usual four third molars. Wisdom teeth usually appear between the ages of 16 and 25. Most adults have four wisdom teeth, but it is possible to have fewer or more, in which case the extras are called supernumerary teeth. Wisdom teeth commonly affect other teeth as they develop, becoming impacted or "coming in sideways." They are often extracted when this occurs.
Translations for wisdom tooth
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- درس العقلArabic
- зуб му́драсціBelarusian
- queixal del senyCatalan, Valencian
- zub moudrostiCzech
- muela del juicioSpanish
- dent de sagesseFrench
- שן בינהHebrew
- gigi bungsuIndonesian
- geirjaxl, vísdómstönn, endajaxlIcelandic
- dente del giudizioItalian
- dēns sapientiaeLatin
- išminties dantisLithuanian
- gudrības zobsLatvian
- gigi bongsuMalay
- wijsheidstand, verstandskiesDutch
- ząb mądrościPolish
- măsea de minteRomanian
- зуб му́дростиRussian
- умњак, umnjakSerbo-Croatian
- zub múdrostiSlovak
- modrostni zobSlovene
- зуб му́дростіUkrainian
- răng khônVietnamese
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