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Anodontia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Anodontia
Tree Number(s)
C07.650.800.100
C07.793.700.100
C16.131.850.800.100
Unique ID
D000848
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000848
Annotation
congen absence of teeth; do not use /‌congen & do not coord with INFANT, NEWBORN, DISEASES; congen absence of one or more teeth: do not confuse with JAW, EDENTULOUS (total lack of teeth in either jaw through disease or extraction), JAW, EDENTULOUS, PARTIALLY (partial lack in either jaw) or MOUTH, EDENTULOUS (total lack of teeth in both jaws through disease or extraction)
Scope Note
Congenital absence of the teeth; it may involve all (total anodontia) or only some of the teeth (partial anodontia, hypodontia), and both the deciduous and the permanent dentition, or only teeth of the permanent dentition. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Hypodontia
Hypodontia Oligodontia 1
Tooth Agenesis, Familial
Tooth Agenesis, Selective, 1
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/10/20
Anodontia Preferred
Tooth Agenesis, Familial Narrower
Hypodontia Related
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