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Descriptor English: Bicuspid
Descriptor Spanish: Diente Premolar
Descriptor Portuguese: Dente Pré-Molar
Descriptor French: Prémolaire
Entry term(s): Bicuspids
Premolar
Premolars
Tree number(s): A14.549.167.860.150
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001641
Scope note: One of the eight permanent teeth, two on either side in each jaw, between the canines (CUSPID) and the molars (MOLAR), serving for grinding and crushing food. The upper have two cusps (bicuspid) but the lower have one to three. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p822)
Annotation: between the canine & molar teeth; NIM when merely locational
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65
DeCS ID: 1666
Unique ID: D001641
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Bicuspid - Preferred
Concept UI M0002467
Scope note One of the eight permanent teeth, two on either side in each jaw, between the canines (CUSPID) and the molars (MOLAR), serving for grinding and crushing food. The upper have two cusps (bicuspid) but the lower have one to three. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p822)
Preferred term Bicuspid
Entry term(s) Bicuspids
Premolar
Premolars



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