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Descriptor in English: Mouth
Descriptor in Spanish: Boca
Descriptor in Portuguese: Boca
Descriptor in French: Bouche
Entry term(s): Cavitas Oris
Cavitas oris propria
Cavity, Oral
Mouth Cavity Proper
Oral Cavity
Oral Cavity Proper
Vestibule Oris
Vestibule of the Mouth
Tree number(s): A01.456.505.631
A03.556.500
A14.549
Scope note: The oval-shaped oral cavity located at the apex of the digestive tract and consisting of two parts: the vestibule and the oral cavity proper.
Annotation: /surg: consider also ORAL SURGICAL PROCEDURES; inflammation = STOMATITIS
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Online Note: use MOUTH to search MOUTH MICROORGANISMS 1966-67
History Note: /microbiology was MOUTH MICROORGANISMS 1965-67
See also the descriptors: Oral Manifestations MeSH
Surgery, Oral MeSH
DeCS UI: 9247
Descriptor UI: D009055
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2004/07/28
Mouth - Preferred
Concept UI M0014126
Scope note The oval-shaped oral cavity located at the apex of the digestive tract and consisting of two parts: the vestibule and the oral cavity proper.
Preferred term Mouth
Entry term(s) Cavitas Oris
Cavity, Oral
Oral Cavity
Vestibule of the Mouth - Narrower
Concept UI M0415691
Scope note Slitlike space in the ORAL CAVITY, bounded externally by the LIPS and CHEEK, and internally by the GINGIVA and TEETH.
Preferred term Vestibule of the Mouth
Entry term(s) Vestibule Oris
Oral Cavity Proper - Narrower
Concept UI M0415692
Scope note Part of the oral cavity bounded laterally and ventrally by the alveolar arches and their contained TEETH. Its roof is formed by the PALATE and it communicates posteriorly with the OROPHARYNX.
Preferred term Oral Cavity Proper
Entry term(s) Cavitas oris propria
Mouth Cavity Proper



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