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Gingiva MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Gingiva
Tree Number(s)
A14.549.167.646.480
Unique ID
D005881
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005881
Annotation
/surg: prefer GINGIVOPLASTY or GINGIVECTOMY; inflammation = GINGIVITIS; peripheral giant cell granuloma = GINGIVAL DISEASES (IM) + GRANULOMA, GIANT CELL (IM), central giant cell granuloma = JAW DISEASES (IM) + GRANULOMA, GIANT CELL (IM)
Scope Note
Oral tissue surrounding and attached to TEETH.
Entry Term(s)
Gums
Interdental Papilla
Papilla, Interdental
NLM Classification #
WU 240.5
See Also
Gingivectomy
Gingivoplasty
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Gingiva Preferred
Interdental Papilla Narrower
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