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Brain MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Brain
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211
Unique ID
D001921
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001921
Annotation
general; /‌blood supply: consider also CEREBROVASCULAR CIRCULATION; CEREBRAL ARTERIES; CEREBRAL VEINS; CRANIAL SINUSES; /‌cytol: do not routinely convert to NEURONS; /‌surg: consider specific neurosurgical procedures in Category E4; inflammation = ENCEPHALITIS & its specifics; infarct = CEREBRAL INFARCTION; malacia = ENCEPHALOMALACIA; brain-isolated, encéphale isolé, cerveau isolé: index DECEREBRATE STATE
Scope Note
The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.
Entry Term(s)
Encephalon
See Also
Cerebral Decortication
Psychosurgery
Consider Also
consider also terms at CEREBR- and ENCEPHAL-
Public MeSH Note
/enzymology was BRAIN ENZYMOLOGY 1964-65; /physiology was BRAIN PHYSIOLOGY 1965; BRAIN ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY was heading 1964-65
History Note
/enzymology was BRAIN ENZYMOLOGY 1964-65; /physiology was BRAIN PHYSIOLOGY 1965; BRAIN ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY was heading 1964-65
Entry Combination
chemistry:Brain Chemistry
injuries:Brain Injuries
transplantation:Brain Tissue Transplantation
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/02/28
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