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Tooth Resorption MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tooth Resorption
Tree Number(s)
C07.793.901
G10.549.855
Unique ID
D014091
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014091
Scope Note
Resorption of calcified dental tissue, involving demineralization due to reversal of the cation exchange and lacunar resorption by osteoclasts. There are two types: external (as a result of tooth pathology) and internal (apparently initiated by a peculiar inflammatory hyperplasia of the pulp). (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p676)
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/22
Tooth Resorption Preferred
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