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Descriptor English: Muscle, Skeletal
Descriptor Spanish: Músculo Esquelético
Descriptor Portuguese: Músculo Esquelético
Descriptor French: Muscles squelettiques
Entry term(s): Anterior Tibial Muscle
Gastrocnemius Muscle
Muscle, Anterior Tibial
Muscle, Gastrocnemius
Muscle, Plantaris
Muscle, Soleus
Muscle, Voluntary
Muscles, Skeletal
Muscles, Voluntary
Plantaris Muscle
Skeletal Muscle
Skeletal Muscles
Soleus Muscle
Tibial Muscle, Anterior
Voluntary Muscle
Voluntary Muscles
Tree number(s): A02.633.567
A10.690.552.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018482
Scope note: A subtype of striated muscle, attached by TENDONS to the SKELETON. Skeletal muscles are innervated and their movement can be consciously controlled. They are also called voluntary muscles.
Annotation: /growth: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT; /embryol: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT if pertinent
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
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Muscles (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
Entry Version: MUSCLE SKELETAL
Related: Skeletal Muscle Enlargement MeSH
DeCS ID: 32124
Unique ID: D018482
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/06/07
Revision Date: 2016/01/20
Muscle, Skeletal - Preferred
Concept UI M0027725
Scope note A subtype of striated muscle, attached by TENDONS to the SKELETON. Skeletal muscles are innervated and their movement can be consciously controlled. They are also called voluntary muscles.
Preferred term Muscle, Skeletal
Entry term(s) Muscle, Voluntary
Muscles, Skeletal
Muscles, Voluntary
Skeletal Muscle
Skeletal Muscles
Voluntary Muscle
Voluntary Muscles
Soleus Muscle - Narrower
Concept UI M0027724
Preferred term Soleus Muscle
Entry term(s) Muscle, Soleus
Plantaris Muscle - Narrower
Concept UI M0027723
Preferred term Plantaris Muscle
Entry term(s) Muscle, Plantaris
Anterior Tibial Muscle - Narrower
Concept UI M0027720
Preferred term Anterior Tibial Muscle
Entry term(s) Muscle, Anterior Tibial
Tibial Muscle, Anterior
Gastrocnemius Muscle - Narrower
Concept UI M0027721
Preferred term Gastrocnemius Muscle
Entry term(s) Muscle, Gastrocnemius



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