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Muscle Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Muscle Cells
Tree Number(s)
A11.620
Unique ID
D032342
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D032342
Annotation
prefer specifics
Scope Note
Mature contractile cells, commonly known as myocytes, that form one of three kinds of muscle. The three types of muscle cells are skeletal (MUSCLE FIBERS, SKELETAL), cardiac (MYOCYTES, CARDIAC), and smooth (MYOCYTES, SMOOTH MUSCLE). They are derived from embryonic (precursor) muscle cells called MYOBLASTS.
Entry Term(s)
Muscle Cells, Mature
Myocytes
Previous Indexing
Muscles/cytology (1965-2002)
See Also
Myoblasts
Public MeSH Note
2003
History Note
2003
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
2002/07/03
Revision Date
2008/07/10
Muscle Cells Preferred
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