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Descriptor in English: Myocardium
Descriptor in Spanish: Miocardio
Descriptor in Portuguese: Miocárdio
Descriptor in 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
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
DeCS UI: 9398
Descriptor UI: D009206
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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