NLM Logo

White Matter MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
White Matter
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.204
A08.186.854.880
Unique ID
D066127
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D066127
Scope Note
The region of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that appears lighter in color than the other type, GRAY MATTER. It mainly consists of MYELINATED NERVE FIBERS and contains few neuronal cell bodies or DENDRITES.
Entry Term(s)
Cerebellar White Matter
NLM Classification #
WL 300
Previous Indexing
Brain (1963-2014)
Nerve Fibers, Myelinated (1963-2014)
See Also
Nerve Fibers, Myelinated
Public MeSH Note
2015
History Note
2015
Date Established
2015/01/01
Date of Entry
2014/06/26
Revision Date
2014/06/11
White Matter Preferred
Cerebellar White Matter Narrower
page delivered in 0.184s