Skip to main content

Search from vocabulary

Content language

Concept information

Preferred term



  • Topical Descriptor

Broader concept

Entry terms

  • Teeth


  • /embryol: consider also TOOTH GERM & ODONTOGENESIS; /ph permitted but consider DENTAL PHYSIOLOGICAL PHENOMENA for function of dentition as a whole; tooth size & dimension = TOOTH /anat (IM) + ODONTOMETRY (NIM); permanent tooth = TOOTH, deciduous tooth = TOOTH, DECIDUOUS; tooth pain = TOOTHACHE; tooth sensitivity = DENTIN SENSITIVITY

Scope note

  • One of a set of bone-like structures in the mouth used for biting and chewing.

History note

  • 65; was TEETH 1963-64; /transplantation was TOOTH TRANSPLANTATION 1965

In other languages


Download this concept:

RDF/XML TURTLE JSON-LD Created 1/1/99, last modified 4/11/22