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Mouth Mucosa MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mouth Mucosa
Tree Number(s)
A10.615.550.599
A14.549.512
Unique ID
D009061
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009061
Annotation
/surg: consider also VESTIBULOPLASTY; mucositis: coordinate NIM with STOMATITIS (IM)
Scope Note
Lining of the ORAL CAVITY, including mucosa on the GUMS; the PALATE; the LIP; the CHEEK; floor of the mouth; and other structures. The mucosa is generally a nonkeratinized stratified squamous EPITHELIUM covering muscle, bone, or glands but can show varying degree of keratinization at specific locations.
Entry Term(s)
Buccal Mucosa
Oral Mucosa
NLM Classification #
WU 101
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Mouth Mucosa Preferred
Buccal Mucosa Narrower
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