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Tooth Ankylosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tooth Ankylosis
Tree Number(s)
C07.793.710
Unique ID
D020254
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020254
Scope Note
Solid fixation of a tooth resulting from fusion of the cementum and alveolar bone, with obliteration of the periodontal ligament. It is uncommon in the deciduous dentition and very rare in permanent teeth. (Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Entry Term(s)
Ankylosis of Teeth
Ankylosis, Dentoalveolar
Ankylosis, Tooth
Dental Ankylosis
Dentoalveolar Ankylosis
Previous Indexing
Ankylosis (1966-1998)
Tooth Abnormalities (1966-1967)
Tooth Diseases (1968-1998)
Public MeSH Note
99
History Note
99
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/11
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Tooth Ankylosis Preferred
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