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Glymphatic System MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Glymphatic System
Tree Number(s)
A07.521
A08.186.211.150
A15.382.520.075
Unique ID
D000077502
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077502
Scope Note
A vascular waste clearance system in the brain analogous to the lymphatic system that facilitates transporting of solutes and waste products from CEREBROSPINAL FLUID (CSF) and brain INTERSTITIAL FLUID (ISF). CSF from the SUBARACHNOID SPACE enters the brain periarterial spaces, into the interstitium via channels (e.g., AQUAPORIN 4 PROTEIN) on astrocytic endfeet and exchanges with brain ISF before perivenous drainage of solutes and waste.
Entry Term(s)
Brain Perivascular Space
Brain Perivascular Spaces
Glymphatic Clearance System
Glymphatic Pathway
Meningeal Lymphatic Vessel
Meningeal Lymphatic Vessels
Virchow-Robin Space
Virchow-Robin Spaces
Previous Indexing
Lymphatic System (2013-2018)
Public MeSH Note
2019
History Note
2019
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Glymphatic System Preferred
Meningeal Lymphatic Vessels Related
Brain Perivascular Spaces Related
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