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Descriptor English: Mastication
Descriptor Spanish: Masticación
Descriptor Portuguese: Mastigação
Descriptor French: Mastication
Entry term(s): Chewing
Tree number(s): G07.203.650.283.500
G10.261.330.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008409
Scope note: The act and process of chewing and grinding food in the mouth.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
EH ethnology
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Related: Tooth MeSH
DeCS ID: 8581
Unique ID: D008409
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Mastication - Preferred
Concept UI M0013091
Scope note The act and process of chewing and grinding food in the mouth.
Preferred term Mastication
Entry term(s) Chewing



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