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Descriptor English: Organelles
Descriptor Spanish: Orgánulos
Descriptor Portuguese: Organelas
Descriptor French: Organites
Entry term(s): Organelle
Tree number(s): A11.284.430.214.190.875
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015388
Scope note: Specific particles of membrane-bound organized living substances present in eukaryotic cells, such as the MITOCHONDRIA; the GOLGI APPARATUS; ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM; LYSOSOMES; PLASTIDS; and VACUOLES.
Annotation: do not confuse with ORGANOIDS: read MeSH definitions & follow text
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Organoids (1966-1988)
Public MeSH Note: 89
History Note: 89
DeCS ID: 23789
Unique ID: D015388
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Date Established: 1989/01/01
Date of Entry: 1988/06/06
Revision Date: 2004/07/29
Organelles - Preferred
Concept UI M0023711
Scope note Specific particles of membrane-bound organized living substances present in eukaryotic cells, such as the MITOCHONDRIA; the GOLGI APPARATUS; ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM; LYSOSOMES; PLASTIDS; and VACUOLES.
Preferred term Organelles
Entry term(s) Organelle



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