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Descriptor English: Muscle Cells
Descriptor Spanish: Células Musculares
Descriptor Portuguese: Células Musculares
Descriptor French: Cellules musculaires
Entry term(s): Cellule musculaire
Myocyte
Myocytes
Tree number(s): A11.620
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D032342
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 composition chimique
CL classification
CY cytologie
DE effets des médicaments et des substances chimiques
EN enzymologie
IM immunologie
ME métabolisme
MI microbiologie
PA anatomopathologie
PH physiologie
PS parasitologie
RE effets des radiations
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virologie
Related: Myoblastes MeSH
DeCS ID: 36521
Unique ID: D032342
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2008/07/10
Cellules musculaires - Preferred
Concept UI M0400305
Preferred term Cellules musculaires
Entry term(s) Cellule musculaire
Myocyte
Myocytes



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