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Descriptor in English: Microvilli
Descriptor in Spanish: Microvellosidades
Descriptor in Portuguese: Microvilosidades
Descriptor in French: Microvillosités
Entry term(s): Border, Brush
Border, Striated
Borders, Brush
Borders, Striated
Brush Border
Brush Borders
Microvillus
Striated Border
Striated Borders
Tree number(s): A11.284.180.565
Scope note: Minute projections of cell membranes which greatly increase the surface area of the cell.
Annotation: coordinate with specific cell / ultrastruct
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 84(78); was see under CELL MEMBRANE 1978-83
DeCS UI: 9059
Descriptor UI: D008871
Date Established: 1984/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/27
Revision Date: 2014/06/13
Microvilli - Preferred
Concept UI M0013837
Scope note Minute projections of cell membranes which greatly increase the surface area of the cell.
Preferred term Microvilli
Entry term(s) Microvillus
Brush Border - Broader
Concept UI M0013838
Preferred term Brush Border
Entry term(s) Border, Brush
Border, Striated
Borders, Brush
Borders, Striated
Brush Borders
Striated Border
Striated Borders



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