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Descriptor English: Cells
Descriptor Spanish: Células
Descriptor Portuguese: Células
Descriptor French: Cellules
Entry term(s): Cell
Tree number(s): A11
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002477
Scope note: The fundamental, structural, and functional units or subunits of living organisms. They are composed of CYTOPLASM containing various ORGANELLES and a CELL MEMBRANE boundary.
Annotation: general; prefer specific cell or specific anatomical term or organism with /cytol; cell stages = CELL CYCLE
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Entry Combination: physiology:Cell Physiological Phenomena
transplantation:Cell Transplantation
Previous Indexing: Cytology (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 1972; was see under CYTOLOGY 1963-71
History Note: 1972; was see under CYTOLOGY 1963-71
DeCS ID: 2511
Unique ID: D002477
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Cells - Preferred
Concept UI M0003777
Scope note The fundamental, structural, and functional units or subunits of living organisms. They are composed of CYTOPLASM containing various ORGANELLES and a CELL MEMBRANE boundary.
Preferred term Cells
Entry term(s) Cell



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