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Prepulse Inhibition MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Prepulse Inhibition
Tree Number(s)
G11.561.794.500
Unique ID
D065808
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D065808
Scope Note
A neurophysiological phenomenon in which the response to a startling stimulus (pulse) is decreased when a weaker prestimulus (prepulse) precedes it closely in time. It is used as an operational measure of sensorimotor gating.
Entry Term(s)
Prepulse Facilitation
Previous Indexing
Reflex, Startle (1974-2014)
See Also
Reflex, Startle
Public MeSH Note
2015
History Note
2015
Date Established
2015/01/01
Date of Entry
2014/06/26
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Prepulse Inhibition Preferred
Prepulse Facilitation Related
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