retromolar

retromolar
Distal (or posterior) to the last erupted (or present) molar tooth.

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ret·ro·mo·lar -'mō-lər adj situated or occurring behind the last molar <\retromolar tissue>

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ret·ro·mo·lar (ret″ro-moґlər) behind a molar.

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