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Myocardium MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Myocardium
Tree Number(s)
A02.633.580
A07.541.704
A10.690.552.750
Unique ID
D009206
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009206
Annotation
the heart as tissue, differentiated from the heart as a pump (= HEART); ischemia = MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA; inflammation = MYOCARDITIS
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.
Entry Term(s)
Cardiac Muscle
Muscle, Cardiac
Muscle, Heart
Myocardia
NLM Classification #
WG 280
Consider Also
consider also terms at CARDIAC and HEART
Entry Combination
abnormalities:Heart Defects, Congenital
anatomy & histology:Heart /anatomy & histology
blood supply:Coronary Vessels
diagnostic imaging:Heart /diagnostic imaging
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
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
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