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Macrostomia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Macrostomia
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.525.480
C07.650.525.480
C16.131.850.525.480
Unique ID
D008265
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008265
Annotation
overwide mouth; do not use /‌congen & do not coord with INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES
Scope Note
Greatly exaggerated width of the mouth, resulting from failure of union of the maxillary and mandibular processes, with extension of the oral orifice toward the ear. The defect may be unilateral or bilateral. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Macrostomia Preferred
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