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Spinal Cord MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Spinal Cord
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.854
Unique ID
D013116
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013116
Annotation
/surg: probably CORDOTOMY; inflammation = MYELITIS; coordinate with specific vertebrae (NIM) to locate site on spinal cord; do not confuse words containing "myel-" for spinal cord with "myel-" for bone marrow
Scope Note
A cylindrical column of tissue that lies within the vertebral canal. It is composed of WHITE MATTER and GRAY MATTER.
Entry Term(s)
Coccygeal Cord
Conus Medullaris
Conus Terminalis
Lumbar Cord
Medulla Spinalis
Myelon
Sacral Cord
Thoracic Cord
NLM Classification #
WL 400
See Also
Cauda Equina
Cordotomy
Motor Neurons
Myelography
Consider Also
consider also terms at MYEL-
Entry Combination
injuries:Spinal Cord Injuries
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/04/29
Spinal Cord Preferred
Coccygeal Cord Narrower
Conus Medullaris Narrower
Thoracic Cord Narrower
Lumbar Cord Narrower
Sacral Cord Narrower
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