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"Podosomes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Actin-rich adhesive structures found at the ventral surface of metazoan ENDOTHELIAL CELLS. When found in cultured cancer cells they are referred to as invadopodia. These are matrix-degrading structures composed of an ACTIN CYTOSKELETON core and an INTEGRINS-containing ring complex.

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