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Periodontal Ligament MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Periodontal Ligament
Tree Number(s)
A14.549.167.646.771
Unique ID
D010513
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010513
Annotation
intraligamental anesthesia or periodontal ligament injection (PDLI): coordinate with ANESTHESIA, DENTAL
Scope Note
The fibrous CONNECTIVE TISSUE surrounding the TOOTH ROOT, separating it from and attaching it to the alveolar bone (ALVEOLAR PROCESS).
Entry Term(s)
Alveolodental Ligament
Alveolodental Membrane
Gomphosis
NLM Classification #
WU 240
Previous Indexing
Periodontium (1966-1971)
See Also
Periodontal Attachment Loss
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73(72)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Periodontal Ligament Preferred
Gomphosis Related
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