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Tooth MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tooth
Tree Number(s)
A14.549.167.860
Unique ID
D014070
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014070
Annotation
/embryol: consider also TOOTH GERM & ODONTOGENESIS; /ph permitted but consider DENTAL PHYSIOLOGICAL PHENOMENA for function of dentition as a whole; tooth size & dimension = TOOTH /‌anat (IM) + ODONTOMETRY (NIM); permanent tooth = TOOTH, deciduous tooth = TOOTH, DECIDUOUS; tooth pain = TOOTHACHE; tooth sensitivity = DENTIN SENSITIVITY
Scope Note
One of a set of bone-like structures in the mouth used for biting and chewing.
Entry Term(s)
Teeth
See Also
Dentition
Mastication
Odontogenesis
Paleodontology
Consider Also
consider also terms at DENT- and ODONTO-
Public MeSH Note
65; was TEETH 1963-64; /transplantation was TOOTH TRANSPLANTATION 1965
History Note
65; was TEETH 1963-64; /transplantation was TOOTH TRANSPLANTATION 1965
Entry Combination
abnormalities:Tooth Abnormalities
injuries:Tooth Injuries
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Tooth Preferred
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