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Descriptor in English: Interosseous Membrane
Descriptor in Spanish: Membrana Interósea
Descriptor in Portuguese: Membrana Interóssea
Descriptor in French: Without translation
Entry term(s): Interosseous Membranes
Membrane, Interosseous
Tree number(s): A10.165.560
Scope note: A sheet of fibrous connective tissue rich in COLLAGEN often linking two parallel bony structures forming a syndesmosis type joint. It provides longitudinal stability, TENSILE STRENGTH, and weight distribution/transfer and may allow limited movement in syndesmoses.
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
History Note: 2020
DeCS UI: 59135
Descriptor UI: D000080944
Date Established: 2020/01/01
Date of Entry: 2019/07/08
Revision Date: 2019/07/01
Interosseous Membrane - Preferred
Concept UI M000649013
Scope note A sheet of fibrous connective tissue rich in COLLAGEN often linking two parallel bony structures forming a syndesmosis type joint. It provides longitudinal stability, TENSILE STRENGTH, and weight distribution/transfer and may allow limited movement in syndesmoses.
Preferred term Interosseous Membrane
Entry term(s) Interosseous Membranes
Membrane, Interosseous



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