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Peripheral Nervous System MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Peripheral Nervous System
Tree Number(s)
A08.800
Unique ID
D017933
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017933
Scope Note
The nervous system outside of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system has autonomic and somatic divisions. The autonomic nervous system includes the enteric, parasympathetic, and sympathetic subdivisions. The somatic nervous system includes the cranial and spinal nerves and their ganglia and the peripheral sensory receptors.
Previous Indexing
Peripheral Nerves (1966-1993)
See Also
Neural Pathways
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/30
Peripheral Nervous System Preferred
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