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Descriptor English: Cortical Bone
Descriptor Spanish: Hueso Cortical
Descriptor Portuguese: Osso Cortical
Descriptor French: Os cortical
Entry term(s): Compact Bone
Compact Bone Tissue
Compact Bones
Substantia Compacta
Tree number(s): A10.165.265.521
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000071538
Scope note: A type of osseous tissue which makes up the outer layer of bone. It is dense, rigid, strong, and forms concentric lamellar OSTEONS.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Bone and Bones (1963-2016)
Public MeSH Note: 2017
History Note: 2017
DeCS ID: 56264
Unique ID: D000071538
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Date Established: 2017/01/01
Date of Entry: 2016/07/05
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Cortical Bone - Preferred
Concept UI M000615041
Scope note A type of osseous tissue which makes up the outer layer of bone. It is dense, rigid, strong, and forms concentric lamellar OSTEONS.
Preferred term Cortical Bone
Entry term(s) Compact Bone
Compact Bone Tissue
Compact Bones
Substantia Compacta



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