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Descriptor English: Myocytes, Smooth Muscle
Descriptor Spanish: Miocitos del Músculo Liso
Descriptor Portuguese: Miócitos de Músculo Liso
Descriptor French: Myocytes du muscle lisse
Entry term(s): Cell, Smooth Muscle
Cells, Smooth Muscle
Myocyte, Smooth Muscle
Smooth Muscle Cell
Smooth Muscle Cells
Smooth Muscle Myocyte
Smooth Muscle Myocytes
Tree number(s): A11.620.520
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D032389
Scope note: Non-striated, elongated, spindle-shaped cells found lining the digestive tract, uterus, and blood vessels. They are derived from specialized myoblasts (MYOBLASTS, SMOOTH MUSCLE).
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: Muscle, Smooth/cytology (1964-2002)
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
Related: Myoblasts, Smooth Muscle MeSH
DeCS ID: 36523
Unique ID: D032389
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Myocytes, Smooth Muscle - Preferred
Concept UI M0400435
Scope note Non-striated, elongated, spindle-shaped cells found lining the digestive tract, uterus, and blood vessels. They are derived from specialized myoblasts (MYOBLASTS, SMOOTH MUSCLE).
Preferred term Myocytes, Smooth Muscle
Entry term(s) Cell, Smooth Muscle
Cells, Smooth Muscle
Myocyte, Smooth Muscle
Smooth Muscle Cell
Smooth Muscle Cells
Smooth Muscle Myocyte
Smooth Muscle Myocytes



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