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Tooth Crown MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tooth Crown
Tree Number(s)
A14.549.167.900.710
Unique ID
D019228
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019228
Annotation
anatomical crown: do not confuse with CROWNS or its X ref DENTAL CROWNS (Cat E6), prosthetic restorations; coord IM with specific tooth (IM) if pertinent
Scope Note
The upper part of the tooth, which joins the lower part of the tooth (TOOTH ROOT) at the cervix (TOOTH CERVIX) at a line called the cementoenamel junction. The entire surface of the crown is covered with enamel which is thicker at the extremity and becomes progressively thinner toward the cervix. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p216)
Previous Indexing
Tooth (1966-1996)
specific tooth (1966-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/06/10
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Tooth Crown Preferred
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