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Cortical Bone MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cortical Bone
Tree Number(s)
A10.165.265.521
Unique ID
D000071538
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000071538
Scope Note
A type of osseous tissue which makes up the outer layer of bone. It is dense, rigid, strong, and forms concentric lamellar OSTEONS.
Entry Term(s)
Compact Bone
Compact Bone Tissue
Compact Bones
Substantia Compacta
NLM Classification #
WE 200
Previous Indexing
Bone and Bones (1963-2016)
Public MeSH Note
2017
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/05
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Cortical Bone Preferred
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