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Gingival Crevicular Fluid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Gingival Crevicular Fluid
Tree Number(s)
A12.383.500
Unique ID
D005883
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005883
Annotation
note X ref; crevicular refers to the gingival crevice
Scope Note
A fluid occurring in minute amounts in the gingival crevice, believed by some authorities to be an inflammatory exudate and by others to cleanse material from the crevice, containing sticky plasma proteins which improve adhesions of the epithelial attachment, have antimicrobial properties, and exert antibody activity. (From Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982)
Entry Term(s)
Gingival Exudate
Previous Indexing
Gingiva (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
91; was GINGIVAL EXUDATE see under GINGIVITIS 1975-90; was in Cat A & C 1972-83, was in Cat C 1984-95
Online Note
use GINGIVAL CREVICULAR FLUID to search GINGIVAL EXUDATE 1972-90 (as Prov 1972-74)
History Note
91(72); was GINGIVAL EXUDATE see under GINGIVITIS 1972-90 (Prov 1972-74); was in Cat A & C 1972-83, was in Cat C 1984-95
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1995/06/08
Gingival Crevicular Fluid Preferred
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