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Gingival Overgrowth MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Gingival Overgrowth
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.714.258.428
Unique ID
D019214
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019214
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
Excessive growth of the gingiva either by an increase in the size of the constituent cells (GINGIVAL HYPERTROPHY) or by an increase in their number (GINGIVAL HYPERPLASIA). (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p574)
Previous Indexing
Gingival Hyperplasia (1978-1996)
Gingival Hypertrophy (1992-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Gingival Overgrowth Preferred
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