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Nucleus Accumbens MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Nucleus Accumbens
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.200.885.287.249.487.775.500
Unique ID
D009714
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009714
Scope Note
Collection of pleomorphic cells in the caudal part of the anterior horn of the LATERAL VENTRICLE, in the region of the OLFACTORY TUBERCLE, lying between the head of the CAUDATE NUCLEUS and the ANTERIOR PERFORATED SUBSTANCE. It is part of the so-called VENTRAL STRIATUM, a composite structure considered part of the BASAL GANGLIA.
Entry Term(s)
Accumbens Nucleus
Nucleus Accumbens Septi
NLM Classification #
WL 314
Previous Indexing
Cerebral Ventricles (1966-1977)
Septal Nuclei (1972-1977)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under SEPTAL NUCLEI 1978-90
History Note
91(78); was see under SEPTAL NUCLEI 1978-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/03/29
Revision Date
2018/06/30
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