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Wisdom Teeth

Clinical Definition Wisdom teeth (third molars) are the final set of teeth to develop in human beings, and they tend to become impacted and require removal. In Our Own Words Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the final set of human teeth to develop. They are called wisdom teeth because they usually emerge


Clinical Definition Withdrawal is defined as the physical or psychological response to the sudden absence or reduction of a substance that can be addicting, such as alcohol, nicotine or drugs. Among the potential symptoms of alcohol withdrawal are depression and anxiety. A more severe form of alcohol withdrawal is known as delirium tremens or DTs.

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