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Tegmentum Mesencephali MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tegmentum Mesencephali
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.132.659.413.875
Unique ID
D013681
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013681
Annotation
do not confuse with TECTUM MESENCEPHALI
Scope Note
Portion of midbrain situated under the dorsal TECTUM MESENCEPHALI. The two ventrolateral cylindrical masses or peduncles are large nerve fiber bundles providing a tract of passage between the FOREBRAIN with the HINDBRAIN. Ventral MIDBRAIN also contains three colorful structures: the GRAY MATTER (PERIAQUEDUCTAL GRAY), the black substance (SUBSTANTIA NIGRA), and the RED NUCLEUS.
Entry Term(s)
Accessory Oculomotor Nuclei
Annular Nucleus
Darkshevich's Nucleus
Interstitial Nucleus of Cajal
Mesencephalic Tegmentum
Mesencephalic Trigeminal Nucleus
Midbrain Tegmentum
Midbrain Trigeminal Nucleus
Nucleus Annularis
Nucleus Nervi Trochlearis
Nucleus Sagulum
Nucleus Tractus Mesencephalici Nervi Trigemini
Nucleus of Darkschewitsch
Peripeduncular Nucleus
Sagulum Nucleus
Tegmentum of Midbrain
Trochlear Nucleus
Ventral Tegmental Nucleus
Previous Indexing
Mesencephalon (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
1974; for CEREBRAL PEDUNCLES see MESENCEPHALON 1976-2007
History Note
1974(1971); for CEREBRAL PEDUNCLES use MESENCEPHALON 1976-2007
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Tegmentum Mesencephali Preferred
Interstitial Nucleus of Cajal Narrower
Accessory Oculomotor Nuclei Narrower
Midbrain Trigeminal Nucleus Narrower
Peripeduncular Nucleus Narrower
Sagulum Nucleus Narrower
Trochlear Nucleus Narrower
Ventral Tegmental Nucleus Narrower
Annular Nucleus Narrower
Nucleus of Darkschewitsch Narrower
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