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Descriptor English: Neck Muscles
Descriptor Spanish: Músculos del Cuello
Descriptor músculos del cuello
Entry term(s) músculos cervicales
Scope note: Los músculos del cuello son el platisma, el esplenio cervical, el esternocleidomastoideo, el largo del cuello, los escalenos anterior, medio y posterior, el digástrico, el estilohioideo, milohioideo, el genhioideo el esternohioideo, el omohioideo, el esternotiroideo y el tirohioideo.
Descriptor Portuguese: Músculos do Pescoço
Descriptor French: Muscles du cou
Entry term(s): Muscle, Neck
Muscles, Neck
Neck Muscle
Tree number(s): A02.633.567.650
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009334
Scope note: The neck muscles consist of the platysma, splenius cervicis, sternocleidomastoid(eus), longus colli, the anterior, medius, and posterior scalenes, digastric(us), stylohyoid(eus), mylohyoid(eus), geniohyoid(eus), sternohyoid(eus), omohyoid(eus), sternothyroid(eus), and thyrohyoid(eus).
Annotation: restrict to muscles of the neck as specified by MeSH definition: do not use for or include muscles of organs located in the neck, as the larynx (LARYNGEAL MUSCLES) or pharynx (PHARYNGEAL MUSCLES); /growth: coord with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT; /embryol: coord with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT if pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
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
Previous Indexing: Muscles (1966-1978)
Neck (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under MUSCLES 1979-90
History Note: 91(79); was see under MUSCLES 1979-90
DeCS ID: 9525
Unique ID: D009334
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/05/19
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Neck Muscles - Preferred
Concept UI M0014542
Scope note The neck muscles consist of the platysma, splenius cervicis, sternocleidomastoid(eus), longus colli, the anterior, medius, and posterior scalenes, digastric(us), stylohyoid(eus), mylohyoid(eus), geniohyoid(eus), sternohyoid(eus), omohyoid(eus), sternothyroid(eus), and thyrohyoid(eus).
Preferred term Neck Muscles
Entry term(s) Muscle, Neck
Muscles, Neck
Neck Muscle



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