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Jaw

Introduction: Jaw

Description of Jaw

Jaw: the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Jaw: bony structure of the mouth that holds the teeth; consists of the mandible and the maxilla.
Source: CRISP

Jaw: Bony structure of the mouth that holds the teeth. It consists of the MANDIBLE and the MAXILLA.
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Jaw: Bony structure of the mouth that holds the teeth. It consists of the MANDIBLE and the MAXILLA.
Source: MeSH 2007

Jaw: Related Topics

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Jaw as an Organ

Jaw (organ): The temporomandibular joint's name is derived from the two bones that it connects. It joins the bone at the side of the head (temporal bone)... (Source: excerpt from TMD-TMJ (Jaw Disorders): NWHIC)

Jaw (organ): See Jaw (organ information).

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Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Jaw:

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Jaw

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Other terms that may be related to Jaw:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Jaw

The following list attempts to classify Jaw into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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More Medical Dictionary Topics

  • Open wound of jaw, uncomplicated
  • Open wound of knee, leg [except thigh], and ankle
  • Open wound of knee, leg [except thigh], and ankle, complicated
  • Open wound of knee, leg [except thigh], and ankle, with tendon involvement
  • Open wound of larynx and trachea, complicated
  • Open wound of larynx and trachea, without mention of complication
  • Open wound of larynx with trachea, uncomplicated
  • Open wound of larynx, complicated
  • Open wound of larynx, uncomplicated
  • Open wound of lip, complicated
  • Open wound of lip, uncomplicated
  • OPEN WOUND OF LOWER LIMB
  • Open wound of mouth, unspecified site, complicated

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