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Extracellular Space MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Extracellular Space
Tree Number(s)
A10.082.500
A11.284.295
Unique ID
D005110
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005110
Scope Note
Interstitial space between cells, occupied by INTERSTITIAL FLUID as well as amorphous and fibrous substances. For organisms with a CELL WALL, the extracellular space includes everything outside of the CELL MEMBRANE including the PERIPLASM and the cell wall.
Entry Term(s)
Intercellular Space
NLM Classification #
QU 105
Public MeSH Note
1966
History Note
1966(1964)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Extracellular Space Preferred
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