secondary dentition n.
The set of 32 permanent teeth whose eruptions begin from the fifth to the seventh year, lasting until the 17th to the 23rd year, when the last of the wisdom teeth appear.
The eruption of the permanent teeth. Also called permanent dentition.
noun, Sociology. 1. deviant behavior that results from being publicly labeled as deviant and treated as an outsider.
- Secondary deviation
secondary deviation n. The deviation of the healthy eye when an eye with a paralyzed muscle focuses on an object.
noun 1. See under diagonal (def 9). adjective 1. Mathematics. connecting two nonadjacent angles or vertices of a polygon or polyhedron, as a straight line. extending from one edge of a solid figure to an opposite edge, as a plane. 2. having an oblique direction. 3. having oblique lines, ridges, markings, etc. noun 4. a […]
- Secondary digestion
secondary digestion n. Digestion of nutrients by the cells of the body, especially through metabolic activity, as opposed to the breakdown of nutrients by primary digestion.