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Central Nervous System MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Central Nervous System
Tree Number(s)
A08.186
Unique ID
D002490
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002490
Annotation
prefer BRAIN or SPINAL CORD; "CNS effects" or "central effects" of drugs in texts usually means BRAIN /‌drug eff, not CNS /‌drug eff
Scope Note
The main information-processing organs of the nervous system, consisting of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges.
Entry Term(s)
Cerebrospinal Axis
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/02/28
Central Nervous System Preferred
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