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Descriptor English: Osteoclasts
Descriptor Spanish: Osteoclastos
Descriptor Portuguese: Osteoclastos
Descriptor French: Ostéoclastes
Entry term(s): Cementoclast
Cementoclasts
Odontoclast
Odontoclasts
Osteoclast
Tree number(s): A11.329.372.700
A11.627.482.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010010
Scope note: A large multinuclear cell associated with the BONE RESORPTION. An odontoclast, also called cementoclast, is cytomorphologically the same as an osteoclast and is involved in CEMENTUM resorption.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: ODONTOCLASTS was heading 1965-77
Online Note: use OSTEOCLASTS to search ODONTOCLASTS 1966-77
History Note: ODONTOCLASTS was heading 1965-77
Related: Bone Resorption MeSH
Osteoblasts MeSH
DeCS ID: 10188
Unique ID: D010010
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Osteoclasts - Preferred
Concept UI M0015529
Scope note A large multinuclear cell associated with the BONE RESORPTION. An odontoclast, also called cementoclast, is cytomorphologically the same as an osteoclast and is involved in CEMENTUM resorption.
Preferred term Osteoclasts
Entry term(s) Osteoclast
Odontoclasts - Narrower
Concept UI M0015528
Preferred term Odontoclasts
Entry term(s) Cementoclast
Cementoclasts
Odontoclast



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