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Descriptor English: Extracellular Space
Descriptor Spanish: Espacio Extracelular
Descriptor Portuguese: Espaço Extracelular
Descriptor French: Espace extracellulaire
Entry term(s): Extracellular Spaces
Intercellular Space
Intercellular Spaces
Space, Extracellular
Space, Intercellular
Spaces, Extracellular
Spaces, Intercellular
Tree number(s): A10.082.500
A11.284.295
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005110
Scope note: Interstitial space between cells, occupied by INTERSTITIAL FLUID as well as amorphous and fibrous substances. For organisms with a CELL WALL, the extracellular space includes everything outside of the CELL MEMBRANE including the PERIPLASM and the cell wall.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EN enzymology
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 1966
History Note: 1966(1964)
DeCS ID: 5209
Unique ID: D005110
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Extracellular Space - Preferred
Concept UI M0008060
Scope note Interstitial space between cells, occupied by INTERSTITIAL FLUID as well as amorphous and fibrous substances. For organisms with a CELL WALL, the extracellular space includes everything outside of the CELL MEMBRANE including the PERIPLASM and the cell wall.
Preferred term Extracellular Space
Entry term(s) Extracellular Spaces
Intercellular Space
Intercellular Spaces
Space, Extracellular
Space, Intercellular
Spaces, Extracellular
Spaces, Intercellular



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