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Nerve Endings MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nerve Endings
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.550
Unique ID
D009411
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009411
Annotation
do not confuse with MOTOR ENDPLATE
Scope Note
Branch-like terminations of NERVE FIBERS, sensory or motor NEURONS. Endings of sensory neurons are the beginnings of afferent pathway to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Endings of motor neurons are the terminals of axons at the muscle cells. Nerve endings which release neurotransmitters are called PRESYNAPTIC TERMINALS.
NLM Classification #
WL 102.9
See Also
Presynaptic Terminals
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Nerve Endings Preferred
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