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Neural Tube MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Neural Tube
Tree Number(s)
A16.630
Unique ID
D054259
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054259
Scope Note
A tube of ectodermal tissue in an embryo that will give rise to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, including the SPINAL CORD and the BRAIN. Lumen within the neural tube is called neural canal which gives rise to the central canal of the spinal cord and the ventricles of the brain. For malformation of the neural tube, see NEURAL TUBE DEFECTS.
Entry Term(s)
Neural Canal
Previous Indexing
Central Nervous System (1964-2007)
Embryology (1964-2007)
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Neural Tube Preferred
Neural Canal Narrower
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