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Jaw MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Jaw
Tree Number(s)
A02.835.232.781.324.502
A14.521
Unique ID
D007568
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007568
Annotation
upper jaw = MAXILLA; lower jaw = MANDIBLE; French "maxillaires" usually means jaws not necessarily maxilla
Scope Note
Bony structure of the mouth that holds the teeth. It consists of the MANDIBLE and the MAXILLA.
See Also
Dental Arch
Temporomandibular Joint
Consider Also
consider also terms at MANDIB- and MAXILL-
Public MeSH Note
1965; was JAWS 1963-1964
History Note
1965; was JAWS 1963-1964
Entry Combination
abnormalities:Jaw Abnormalities
growth & development:Maxillofacial Development
surgery:Orthognathic Surgical Procedures
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/07/10
Jaw Preferred
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