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Spinothalamic Tracts MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Spinothalamic Tracts
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.854.761
A08.612.220.735
Unique ID
D013133
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013133
Scope Note
A bundle of NERVE FIBERS connecting each posterior horn of the spinal cord to the opposite side of the THALAMUS, carrying information about pain, temperature, and touch. It is one of two major routes by which afferent spinal NERVE FIBERS carrying sensations of somaesthesis are transmitted to the THALAMUS.
Previous Indexing
Spinal Cord (1966-1970)
Thalamus (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
71
History Note
71
Date Established
1971/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/16
Spinothalamic Tracts Preferred
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