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Osteoclasts MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Osteoclasts
Tree Number(s)
A11.329.372.700
A11.627.482.700
Unique ID
D010010
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010010
Scope Note
A large multinuclear cell associated with the BONE RESORPTION. An odontoclast, also called cementoclast, is cytomorphologically the same as an osteoclast and is involved in CEMENTUM resorption.
Entry Term(s)
Cementoclast
Cementoclasts
Odontoclast
Odontoclasts
Osteoclast
See Also
Bone Resorption
Osteoblasts
Public MeSH Note
ODONTOCLASTS was heading 1965-77
Online Note
use OSTEOCLASTS to search ODONTOCLASTS 1966-77
History Note
ODONTOCLASTS was heading 1965-77
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Osteoclasts Preferred
Odontoclasts Narrower
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