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Periodontium MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Periodontium
Tree Number(s)
A14.549.167.646
Unique ID
D010519
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010519
Annotation
inflammation = PERIODONTITIS
Scope Note
The structures surrounding and supporting the tooth. Periodontium includes the gum (GINGIVA), the alveolar bone (ALVEOLAR PROCESS), the DENTAL CEMENTUM, and the PERIODONTAL LIGAMENT.
Entry Term(s)
Paradentium
Parodontium
Tooth Supporting Structures
NLM Classification #
WU 240
Public MeSH Note
TOOTH SUPPORTING STRUCTURES was heading 1965-67
Online Note
use PERIODONTIUM to search TOOTH SUPPORTING STRUCTURES 1966-67
History Note
TOOTH SUPPORTING STRUCTURES was heading 1965-67
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
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