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Muscle, Skeletal MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Muscle, Skeletal
Tree Number(s)
A02.633.567
A10.690.552.500
Unique ID
D018482
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018482
Annotation
/growth: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT; /‌embryol: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT if pertinent
Scope Note
A subtype of striated muscle, attached by TENDONS to the SKELETON. Skeletal muscles are innervated and their movement can be consciously controlled. They are also called voluntary muscles.
Entry Version
MUSCLE SKELETAL
Entry Term(s)
Anterior Tibial Muscle
Gastrocnemius Muscle
Muscle, Voluntary
Plantaris Muscle
Skeletal Muscle
Soleus Muscle
Previous Indexing
Muscles (1966-1994)
See Also
Skeletal Muscle Enlargement
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/07
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Muscle, Skeletal Preferred
Soleus Muscle Narrower
Plantaris Muscle Narrower
Anterior Tibial Muscle Narrower
Gastrocnemius Muscle Narrower
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