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Descriptor English: Dentition
Descriptor Spanish: Dentición
Descriptor Portuguese: Dentição
Descriptor French: Denture
Entry term(s): Dentitions
Tree number(s): A03.556.500.379
A14.549.167
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003817
Scope note: The teeth collectively in the dental arch. Dentition ordinarily refers to the natural teeth in position in their alveoli. Dentition referring to the deciduous teeth is DENTITION, PRIMARY; to the permanent teeth, DENTITION, PERMANENT. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer DENTITION, PRIMARY; DENTITION, PERMANENT; or DENTITION, MIXED; differentiate from TOOTH
Related: Tooth MeSH
DeCS ID: 3832
Unique ID: D003817
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2010/06/25
Dentition - Preferred
Concept UI M0005965
Scope note The teeth collectively in the dental arch. Dentition ordinarily refers to the natural teeth in position in their alveoli. Dentition referring to the deciduous teeth is DENTITION, PRIMARY; to the permanent teeth, DENTITION, PERMANENT. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992)
Preferred term Dentition
Entry term(s) Dentitions



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