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Descriptor English: Muscle Contraction
Descriptor Spanish: Contracción Muscular
Descriptor contracción muscular
Entry term(s) inotropismo
Scope note: Proceso que lleva a un acortamiento y/o desarrollo de tensión en el tejido muscular. Se produce la contracción muscular por un mecanismo de filamento deslizante en el que los filamentos de actina se deslizan hacia adentro entre los filamentos de miosina.
Descriptor Portuguese: Contração Muscular
Descriptor French: Contraction musculaire
Entry term(s): Contraction, Muscle
Contraction, Muscular
Contractions, Muscle
Contractions, Muscular
Inotropism
Inotropisms
Muscle Contractions
Muscular Contraction
Muscular Contractions
Tree number(s): G11.427.494
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009119
Scope note: A process leading to shortening and/or development of tension in muscle tissue. Muscle contraction occurs by a sliding filament mechanism whereby actin filaments slide inward among the myosin filaments.
Annotation: do not use for HEART or MYOCARDIUM ( = MYOCARDIAL CONTRACTION) or UTERUS ( = UTERINE CONTRACTION)
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65(64)
Related: Muscle Fatigue MeSH
Muscle Relaxation MeSH
Muscle Strength MeSH
DeCS ID: 9309
Unique ID: D009119
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Muscle Contraction - Preferred
Concept UI M0014232
Scope note A process leading to shortening and/or development of tension in muscle tissue. Muscle contraction occurs by a sliding filament mechanism whereby actin filaments slide inward among the myosin filaments.
Preferred term Muscle Contraction
Entry term(s) Contraction, Muscle
Contraction, Muscular
Contractions, Muscle
Contractions, Muscular
Muscle Contractions
Muscular Contraction
Muscular Contractions
Inotropism - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0449385
Scope note The quality of affecting MUSCLE contractility, positively or negatively.
Preferred term Inotropism
Entry term(s) Inotropisms



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