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Related to cavity classification: tooth decay
a method for describing dental caries based on the tooth surfaces on which they occur (labial, buccal, lingual, incisal, occlusal, or root), the type of surface on which they occur (pit and fissure or smooth), their frequency of occurrence, and their numeric designation according to the classification of caries. See Black's Classification of Caries.
The orderly grouping of similar organisms, animals, individuals, diseases, or pathological findings according to traits or characteristics common to each group.
Angle classificationClassification of malocclusion.
Arneth classification of neutrophilsSee: Arneth, Joseph
classification of caries
Any of five classifications of dental caries according to the part of the tooth involved. Class I is occlusal; class II, interproximal, commonly at the dentinoenamel junction of bicuspids and molars; class III, interproximal surfaces not involving incisal surfaces; class IV, interproximal but involving an incisal surface; and class V, the faciocervical area.Synonym: cavity classification
cavity classificationClassification of caries.
A system for classifying chromosomes based on the size and position of the centromere.See: chromosome
Dukes classificationSee: Dukes classification
International Classification of DiseasesSee: International Classification of Diseases
International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and HealthSee: International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health
International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health for Children and YouthSee: International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health for Children and Youth
International Classification of Nursing PracticeSee: International Classification of Nursing
Keith-Wagener-Barker classificationSee: Keith-Wagener-Barker classification
Kraepelin classificationSee: Kraepelin classification
Lancefield classificationSee: Lancefield classification
Landsteiner classificationSee: Landsteiner classification
classification of living organisms
A systematic method of assigning organisms to various groups. Living organisms are classified into five kingdoms: Monera (Prokaryota), Protista, Fungi, Plantae, and Animalia. Within a kingdom, the subdivisions usually are phylum, class, order, family, genus, and species. The genus and species names are referred to as binomial nomenclature, with the larger (genus) category first and the precise species name second.See: taxonomy
Mallampati classificationSee: Mallampati classification
classification of malocclusion
A system for classifying the three different types of malocclusion and their subdivisions as applicable Class I shows normal anteroposterior relationship but with crowding and rotated teeth; Class II, the lower arch is distal to the upper arch on one or both sides, and the lower first molar is distal to the upper first molar; Class III, the lower arch is anterior to the upper arch on one or both sides; the lower first molar is anterior to the upper first molar.Synonym: Angle classification
Schilling classificationSee: Schilling classification
A method of classifying malignant tumors with respect to primary tumor, involvement of regional lymph nodes, and presence or absence of metastases.