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Muscle, Smooth MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Muscle, Smooth
Tree Number(s)
A02.633.570
A10.690.467
Unique ID
D009130
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009130
Annotation
coordinate with specific organ if pertinent; /‌growth: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT; /‌embryol: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT if pertinent
Scope Note
Unstriated and unstriped muscle, one of the muscles of the internal organs, blood vessels, hair follicles, etc. Contractile elements are elongated, usually spindle-shaped cells with centrally located nuclei. Smooth muscle fibers are bound together into sheets or bundles by reticular fibers and frequently elastic nets are also abundant. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Muscle, Involuntary
Smooth Muscle
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Muscle, Smooth Preferred
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