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Taurodontism MeSH Supplementary Concept Data 2023


MeSH Supplementary
Taurodontism
Unique ID
C536946
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/C536946
Entry Term(s)
Bull teeth
Large pulp chambers, in the molars
Registry Number
0
Heading Mapped to
Dental Pulp Cavity / *abnormalities
*Tooth Abnormalities
Frequency
50
Note
A phenotype characterized by large dental pulp chambers in the molars, with the taurodont tooth situated deep in the ALVEOLAR PROCESS. It was a common trait in early humans, currently occurs in 2.5% of Caucasians, and at a higher frequency in INUIT populations. Inheritance may be autosomal recessive or polygenic. OMIM: 272700
Date of Entry
2010/08/25
Revision Date
2015/09/27
Taurodontism Preferred
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