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Descriptor in English: Mandible
Descriptor in Spanish: Mandíbula
Descriptor in Portuguese: Mandíbula
Descriptor in French: Mandibule
Entry term(s): Groove, Mylohyoid
Grooves, Mylohyoid
Mandibles
Mylohyoid Groove
Mylohyoid Grooves
Mylohyoid Ridge
Mylohyoid Ridges
Ridge, Mylohyoid
Ridges, Mylohyoid
Tree number(s): A02.835.232.781.324.502.632
A14.521.632
Scope note: The largest and strongest bone of the FACE constituting the lower jaw. It supports the lower teeth.
Annotation: /growth: consider also MAXILLOFACIAL DEVELOPMENT; /innerv: consider also MANDIBULAR NERVE
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
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
See also the descriptors: Chin MeSH
Temporomandibular Joint MeSH
DeCS UI: 8506
Descriptor UI: D008334
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Mandible - Preferred
Concept UI M0012975
Scope note The largest and strongest bone of the FACE constituting the lower jaw. It supports the lower teeth.
Preferred term Mandible
Entry term(s) Mandibles
Mylohyoid Ridge - Narrower
Concept UI M0511542
Scope note A landmark ridge on the lingual surface of the mandible.
Preferred term Mylohyoid Ridge
Entry term(s) Groove, Mylohyoid
Grooves, Mylohyoid
Mylohyoid Groove
Mylohyoid Grooves
Mylohyoid Ridges
Ridge, Mylohyoid
Ridges, Mylohyoid



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