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Descriptor English: Myocardium
Descriptor Spanish: Miocardio
Descriptor Portuguese: Miocárdio
Descriptor French: Myocarde
Entry term(s): Cardiac Muscle
Cardiac Muscles
Heart Muscle
Heart Muscles
Muscle, Cardiac
Muscle, Heart
Muscles, Cardiac
Muscles, Heart
Myocardia
Tree number(s): A02.633.580
A07.541.704
A10.690.552.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009206
Scope note: The muscle tissue of the HEART. It is composed of striated, involuntary muscle cells (MYOCYTES, CARDIAC) connected to form the contractile pump to generate blood flow.
Annotation: the heart as tissue, differentiated from the heart as a pump (= HEART); ischemia = MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA; inflammation = MYOCARDITIS
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CY cytology
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
PA pathology
UL ultrastructure
Entry Combination: diagnostic imaging:Heart /diagnostic imaging
abnormalities:Heart Defects, Congenital
anatomy & histology:Heart /anatomy & histology
blood supply:Coronary Vessels
drug effects:Heart /drug effects
embryology:Heart /embryology
growth & development:Heart /growth & development
injuries:Heart Injuries
innervation:Heart /innervation
microbiology:Heart /microbiology
parasitology:Heart /parasitology
physiology:Heart /physiology
physiopathology:Heart /physiopathology
radiation effects:Heart /radiation effects
surgery:Cardiac Surgical Procedures
transplantation:Heart Transplantation
virology:Heart /virology
Consider Also: consider also terms at CARDIAC and HEART
DeCS ID: 9398
Unique ID: D009206
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Myocardium - Preferred
Concept UI M0014344
Scope note The muscle tissue of the HEART. It is composed of striated, involuntary muscle cells (MYOCYTES, CARDIAC) connected to form the contractile pump to generate blood flow.
Preferred term Myocardium
Entry term(s) Cardiac Muscle
Cardiac Muscles
Heart Muscle
Heart Muscles
Muscle, Cardiac
Muscle, Heart
Muscles, Cardiac
Muscles, Heart
Myocardia



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