Descriptor English: Gingiva
Descriptor Spanish: Encía
Descriptor encía
Entry term(s) papila interdental
Scope note: Mucosa con tejido fibroso de soporte que recubre la corona de los dientes que no han salido y circunda el cuello de los que sí han salido. (Diccionario Mosby. 5a ed. Madrid: Harcourt España, 2000, p.428).
Descriptor Portuguese: Gengiva
Descriptor French: Gencive
Entry term(s): Gum
Interdental Papilla
Papilla, Interdental
Tree number(s): A14.549.167.646.480
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Oral tissue surrounding and attached to TEETH.
Annotation: /surg: prefer GINGIVOPLASTY or GINGIVECTOMY; inflammation = GINGIVITIS; peripheral giant cell granuloma = GINGIVAL DISEASES (IM) + GRANULOMA, GIANT CELL (IM), central giant cell granuloma = JAW DISEASES (IM) + GRANULOMA, GIANT CELL (IM)
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
Related: Gingivectomy MeSH
Gingivoplasty MeSH
DeCS ID: 6020
Unique ID: D005881
NLM Classification: WU 240
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2004/07/07
Gingiva - Preferred
Concept UI M0009232
Scope note Oral tissue surrounding and attached to TEETH.
Preferred term Gingiva
Entry term(s) Gum
Interdental Papilla - Narrower
Concept UI M0456333
Preferred term Interdental Papilla
Entry term(s) Papilla, Interdental

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