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Descriptor in English: Muscle Cells
Descriptor in Spanish: Células Musculares
Descriptor in Portuguese: Células Musculares
Descriptor in French: Cellules musculaires
Entry term(s): Mature Muscle Cell
Mature Muscle Cells
Muscle Cell
Muscle Cell, Mature
Muscle Cells, Mature
Myocyte
Myocytes
Tree number(s): A11.620
Scope note: Mature contractile cells, commonly known as myocytes, that form one of three kinds of muscle. The three types of muscle cells are skeletal (MUSCLE FIBERS, SKELETAL), cardiac (MYOCYTES, CARDIAC), and smooth (MYOCYTES, SMOOTH MUSCLE). They are derived from embryonic (precursor) muscle cells called MYOBLASTS.
Annotation: prefer specifics
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
History Note: 2003
See also the descriptors: Myoblasts MeSH
DeCS UI: 36521
Descriptor UI: D032342
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2008/07/10
Muscle Cells - Preferred
Concept UI M0400305
Scope note Mature contractile cells, commonly known as myocytes, that form one of three kinds of muscle. The three types of muscle cells are skeletal (MUSCLE FIBERS, SKELETAL), cardiac (MYOCYTES, CARDIAC), and smooth (MYOCYTES, SMOOTH MUSCLE). They are derived from embryonic (precursor) muscle cells called MYOBLASTS.
Preferred term Muscle Cells
Entry term(s) Mature Muscle Cell
Mature Muscle Cells
Muscle Cell
Muscle Cell, Mature
Muscle Cells, Mature
Myocyte
Myocytes



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