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Descriptor in English: Membranes
Descriptor in Spanish: Membranas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Membranas
Descriptor in French: Membranes
Entry term(s): Membrane
Membrane Tissue
Membrane Tissues
Tissue, Membrane
Tissues, Membrane
Tree number(s): A10.615
Scope note: Thin layers of tissue which cover parts of the body, separate adjacent cavities, or connect adjacent structures.
Annotation: general; prefer specifics; almost never IM
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: 68(66)
See also the descriptors: Cell Membrane MeSH
Cell Wall MeSH
Intracellular Membranes MeSH
Membrane Lipids MeSH
Membrane Proteins MeSH
Neurilemma MeSH
Nuclear Envelope MeSH
Synovial Membrane MeSH
DeCS UI: 8736
Descriptor UI: D008566
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Membranes - Preferred
Concept UI M0013344
Scope note Thin layers of tissue which cover parts of the body, separate adjacent cavities, or connect adjacent structures.
Preferred term Membranes
Entry term(s) Membrane
Membrane Tissue
Membrane Tissues
Tissue, Membrane
Tissues, Membrane



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