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Jaw, Edentulous MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Jaw, Edentulous
Tree Number(s)
C05.500.480
C07.320.550
C07.465.550.425
C07.793.597.425
Unique ID
D007575
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007575
Annotation
note category: do not confuse with ANODONTIA (see note there); = total absence of teeth from mandible or maxilla; partial absence of teeth from mandible or maxilla = JAW, EDENTULOUS, PARTIALLY; total absence of teeth from both jaws = MOUTH, EDENTULOUS; coord IM with MANDIBLE (NIM) or MAXILLA (NIM)
Scope Note
The total absence of teeth from either the mandible or the maxilla, but not both. Total absence of teeth from both is MOUTH, EDENTULOUS. Partial absence of teeth in either is JAW, EDENTULOUS, PARTIALLY.
Previous Indexing
Mouth, Edentulous (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note
80; was included in MOUTH, EDENTULOUS 1965-79
Online Note
search MOUTH, EDENTULOUS 1966-79
History Note
80; was included in MOUTH, EDENTULOUS 1965-79
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/04/25
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Jaw, Edentulous Preferred
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