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Bicuspid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Bicuspid
Tree Number(s)
A14.549.167.860.150
Unique ID
D001641
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001641
Annotation
between the canine & molar teeth; NIM when merely locational
Scope Note
One of the eight permanent teeth, two on either side in each jaw, between the canines (CUSPID) and the molars (MOLAR), serving for grinding and crushing food. The upper have two cusps (bicuspid) but the lower have one to three. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p822)
Entry Term(s)
Premolar
NLM Classification #
WU 215
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Bicuspid Preferred
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