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Gutta-Percha MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Gutta-Percha
Tree Number(s)
D20.215.721.061
D25.339.859.495
D25.720.327.840.119
J01.637.051.339.859.495
Unique ID
D006171
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006171
Scope Note
Coagulated exudate isolated from several species of the tropical tree Palaquium (Sapotaceae). It is the trans-isomer of natural rubber and is used as a filling and impression material in dentistry and orthopedics and as an insulator in electronics. It has also been used as a rubber substitute.
Entry Term(s)
Guttapercha
Thermafil
Ultrafil
Registry Number
9000-32-2
CAS Type 1 Name
Gutta-percha
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/12/04
Gutta-Percha Preferred
Ultrafil Narrower
Thermafil Narrower
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