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Descriptor English:   Myocardium 
Descriptor Spanish:   Miocardio 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Miocárdio 
Synonyms English:   Cardiac Muscle
Cardiac Muscles
Heart Muscle
Heart Muscles
Muscle, Cardiac
Muscle, Heart
Muscles, Cardiac
Muscles, Heart
Tree Number:   A02.633.580
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   the heart as tissue, differentiated from the heart as a pump (= HEART); ischemia = MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA; inflammation = MYOCARDITIS
Consider also terms at English:   CARDIAC and HEART 
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Myocardium/diagnostic imaging use Heart/diagnostic imaging
Myocardium/abnormalities use Heart Defects, Congenital
Myocardium/anatomy & histology use Heart/anatomy & histology
Myocardium/blood supply use Coronary Vessels
Myocardium/drug effects use Heart/drug effects
Myocardium/embryology use Heart/embryology
Myocardium/growth & development use Heart/growth & development
Myocardium/injuries use Heart Injuries
Myocardium/innervation use Heart/innervation
Myocardium/microbiology use Heart/microbiology
Myocardium/parasitology use Heart/parasitology
Myocardium/physiology use Heart/physiology
Myocardium/physiopathology use Heart/physiopathology
Myocardium/radiation effects use Heart/radiation effects
Myocardium/surgery use Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Myocardium/transplantation use Heart Transplantation
Myocardium/virology use Heart/virology
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CH chemistry CY cytology
EN enzymology IM immunology
ME metabolism PA pathology
UL ultrastructure  
Record Number:   9398 
Unique Identifier:   D009206 

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