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Dental Sac MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dental Sac
Tree Number(s)
A14.549.167.900.720.255
Unique ID
D003795
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003795
Scope Note
Dense fibrous layer formed from mesodermal tissue that surrounds the epithelial enamel organ. The cells eventually migrate to the external surface of the newly formed root dentin and give rise to the cementoblasts that deposit cementum on the developing root, fibroblasts of the developing periodontal ligament, and osteoblasts of the developing alveolar bone.
Entry Version
DENT SAC
Entry Term(s)
Dental Follicle
Dental Follicles
Dental Sacs
Follicle, Dental
Follicles, Dental
Sac, Dental
Sacs, Dental
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under TOOTH GERM 1975-90
Online Note
search TOOTH GERM 1966-74
History Note
91(75); was see under TOOTH GERM 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Dental Sac Preferred
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