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Descriptor in English: Cells
Descriptor in Spanish: Células
Descriptor in Portuguese: Células
Descriptor in French: Cellules
Entry term(s): Cell
Tree number(s): A11
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
History Note: 1972; was see under CYTOLOGY 1963-71
DeCS UI: 2511
Descriptor UI: D002477
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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