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Claustrum MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Claustrum
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.200.885.287.249.320
Unique ID
D000079482
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000079482
Scope Note
A gray matter lamina located underneath the inner NEOCORTEX lateral to the PUTAMEN and medial to the INSULAR CORTEX. It is considered to be a part of the basal ganglia. Extensive claustral projections exist to most cortices and subcortical structures including the AMYGDALA, the CAUDATE NUCLEUS, the HIPPOCAMPUS and the THALAMUS.
Entry Term(s)
Claustra
Endopiriform Claustrum
Insular Claustrum
Public MeSH Note
2020; see BASAL GANGLIA (1978-2019)
History Note
2020; use BASAL GANGLIA (1978-2019)
Date Established
2020/01/01
Date of Entry
2019/07/08
Revision Date
2018/10/05
Claustrum Preferred
Insular Claustrum Narrower
Endopiriform Claustrum Related
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