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Locus Coeruleus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Locus Coeruleus
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.132.659.473
A08.186.211.132.810.428.600.650.437
Unique ID
D008125
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008125
Scope Note
Bluish-colored region in the superior angle of the FOURTH VENTRICLE floor, corresponding to melanin-like pigmented nerve cells which lie lateral to the PERIAQUEDUCTAL GRAY.
Entry Term(s)
Locus Caeruleus
Locus Caeruleus Complex
Locus Ceruleus
Locus Ceruleus Complex
Locus Coeruleus Complex
Nucleus Pigmentosus Pontis
NLM Classification #
WL 310
Previous Indexing
Cerebral Ventricles (1966-1977)
Mesencephalon (1966-1977)
Pons (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/11
Revision Date
2021/03/05
Locus Coeruleus Preferred
Locus Ceruleus Complex Broader
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