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Descriptor in English: Muscles
Descriptor in Spanish: Músculos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Músculos
Descriptor in French: Muscles
Entry term(s): Muscle
Muscle Tissue
Muscle Tissues
Tissue, Muscle
Tissues, Muscle
Tree number(s): A02.633
A10.690
Scope note: Contractile tissue that produces movement in animals.
Annotation: general or unspecified; MUSCLE, STRIATED and MUSCLE, SMOOTH and specifics are available; /innerv: consider also NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTION & MUSCLE DENERVATION; /surg: consider also SURGICAL FLAPS; /embryol: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT if pertinent; inflammation = MYOSITIS
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
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: /transplantation was MUSCLE TRANSPLANTATION 1963-65
See also the descriptors: Myography MeSH
Sarcolemma MeSH
Sarcoplasmic Reticulum MeSH
DeCS UI: 9324
Descriptor UI: D009132
Date Established: 1960/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/13
Muscles - Preferred
Concept UI M0014247
Scope note Contractile tissue that produces movement in animals.
Preferred term Muscles
Entry term(s) Muscle
Muscle Tissue
Muscle Tissues
Tissue, Muscle
Tissues, Muscle



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