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Natal Teeth MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Natal Teeth
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"predeciduous teeth present at birth"
Scope Note
Predeciduous teeth present at birth. They may be well formed and normal or may represent hornified epithelial structures without roots. They are found on the gingivae over the crest of the ridge and arise from accessory buds of the dental lamina ahead of the deciduous buds or from buds of the accessory dental lamina. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Entry Term(s)
Teeth Present At Birth
Tooth, Natal
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under TOOTH, DECIDUOUS 1975-90
Online Note
search TOOTH, DECIDUOUS 1966-74
History Note
91(75); was see under TOOTH, DECIDUOUS 1975-90
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Natal Teeth Preferred
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