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Molar MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Molar
Tree Number(s)
A14.549.167.860.525
Unique ID
D008963
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008963
Annotation
the most posterior teeth; for grinding; NIM when merely locational
Scope Note
The most posterior teeth on either side of the jaw, totaling eight in the deciduous dentition (2 on each side, upper and lower), and usually 12 in the permanent dentition (three on each side, upper and lower). They are grinding teeth, having large crowns and broad chewing surfaces. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p821)
NLM Classification #
WU 215
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Molar Preferred
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