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Descriptor in English: Tissues
Descriptor in Spanish: Tejidos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Tecidos
Descriptor in French: Tissus
Entry term(s): Tissue
Tree number(s): A10
Scope note: Collections of differentiated CELLS, such as EPITHELIUM; CONNECTIVE TISSUE; MUSCLES; and NERVE TISSUE. Tissues are cooperatively arranged to form organs with specialized functions such as RESPIRATION; DIGESTION; REPRODUCTION; MOVEMENT; and others.
Annotation: used for searching; INDEXER: Do not use
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
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
History Note: 98; use explode 1967-97
DeCS UI: 14413
Descriptor UI: D014024
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/02/19
Tissues - Preferred
Concept UI M0021595
Scope note Collections of differentiated CELLS, such as EPITHELIUM; CONNECTIVE TISSUE; MUSCLES; and NERVE TISSUE. Tissues are cooperatively arranged to form organs with specialized functions such as RESPIRATION; DIGESTION; REPRODUCTION; MOVEMENT; and others.
Preferred term Tissues
Entry term(s) Tissue



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