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Bite Force MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Bite Force
Tree Number(s)
E06.276.125
Unique ID
D001732
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001732
Scope Note
The force applied by the masticatory muscles in dental occlusion.
Entry Term(s)
Masticatory Force
Occlusal Force
NLM Classification #
WU 440
Previous Indexing
Dental Occlusion (1966-1983)
Dental Stress Analysis (1968-1983)
Mastication (1966-1983)
Masticatory Muscles (1966-1983)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under DENTAL OCCLUSION 1984-90
History Note
91(84); was see under DENTAL OCCLUSION 1984-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1983/06/15
Revision Date
1990/04/13

No Qualifiers
Bite Force Preferred
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