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Descriptor English: Muscle Fibers, Skeletal
Descriptor Spanish: Fibras Musculares Esqueléticas
Descriptor Portuguese: Fibras Musculares Esqueléticas
Descriptor French: Fibres musculaires squelettiques
Entry term(s): Fiber, Skeletal Muscle
Fibers, Skeletal Muscle
Muscle Fiber, Skeletal
Myocyte, Skeletal
Myocytes, Skeletal
Myotube
Myotubes
Skeletal Muscle Fiber
Skeletal Muscle Fibers
Skeletal Myocyte
Skeletal Myocytes
Tree number(s): A10.690.552.500.500
A11.620.249
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018485
Scope note: Large, multinucleate single cells, either cylindrical or prismatic in shape, that form the basic unit of SKELETAL MUSCLE. They consist of MYOFIBRILS enclosed within and attached to the SARCOLEMMA. They are derived from the fusion of skeletal myoblasts (MYOBLASTS, SKELETAL) into a syncytium, followed by differentiation.
Annotation: MUSCLE FIBERS, FAST-TWITCH & MUSCLE FIBERS, SLOW-TWITCH are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Muscles (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 2009; see MUSCLE FIBERS (1995-2008)
History Note: 2009 (1995)
Related: Myoblasts, Skeletal MeSH
DeCS ID: 32127
Unique ID: D018485
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Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/06/07
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Muscle Fibers, Skeletal - Preferred
Concept UI M0027727
Scope note Large, multinucleate single cells, either cylindrical or prismatic in shape, that form the basic unit of SKELETAL MUSCLE. They consist of MYOFIBRILS enclosed within and attached to the SARCOLEMMA. They are derived from the fusion of skeletal myoblasts (MYOBLASTS, SKELETAL) into a syncytium, followed by differentiation.
Preferred term Muscle Fibers, Skeletal
Entry term(s) Fiber, Skeletal Muscle
Fibers, Skeletal Muscle
Muscle Fiber, Skeletal
Myocyte, Skeletal
Myocytes, Skeletal
Myotube
Myotubes
Skeletal Muscle Fiber
Skeletal Muscle Fibers
Skeletal Myocyte
Skeletal Myocytes



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