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Descriptor English: Microvilli
Descriptor Spanish: Microvellosidades
Descriptor Portuguese: Microvilosidades
Descriptor 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
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008871
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
Previous Indexing: Cell Membrane (1966-1977)
Intestinal Mucosa (1966-1977)
Kidney Cortex (1973-1977)
Kidney Tubules, Proximal (1973-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 84; was see under CELL MEMBRANE 1978-83
History Note: 84(78); was see under CELL MEMBRANE 1978-83
DeCS ID: 9059
Unique ID: D008871
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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