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Descriptor English: Incisor
Descriptor Spanish: Incisivo
Descriptor Portuguese: Incisivo
Descriptor French: Incisive
Entry term(s): Incisors
Tree number(s): A14.549.167.860.425
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007180
Scope note: Any of the eight frontal teeth (four maxillary and four mandibular) having a sharp incisal edge for cutting food and a single root, which occurs in man both as a deciduous and a permanent tooth. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p820)
Annotation: one of the 8 front teeth; NIM when merely locational; "incisive papilla", a projection on the palate posterior to the central incisors: index under PALATE & do not add INCISOR
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: 7358
Unique ID: D007180
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Incisor - Preferred
Concept UI M0011192
Scope note Any of the eight frontal teeth (four maxillary and four mandibular) having a sharp incisal edge for cutting food and a single root, which occurs in man both as a deciduous and a permanent tooth. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p820)
Preferred term Incisor
Entry term(s) Incisors



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