Entry from British & World English dictionary
The set of permanent teeth that replace the milk teeth in humans and other mammals.
- Without baby teeth to guide them into place, her second teeth may emerge in the wrong order or position.
- Just as you get second teeth as a child, so you can get new perception, and thus a new life.
- And now the youngster faces years waiting for his second teeth to grow, eating only soft foods which won't damage his gums.
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