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Paraganglia, Nonchromaffin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Paraganglia, Nonchromaffin
Tree Number(s)
A08.675.650.915.500.600
A08.800.950.500.600
A11.671.650.915.500.600
Unique ID
D010234
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010234
Scope Note
Several clusters of chemoreceptive and supporting cells associated with blood vessels and nerves (especially the glossopharyngeal and vagus). The nonchromaffin paraganglia sense pH, carbon dioxide, and oxygen concentrations in the blood and participate in respiratory, and perhaps circulatory, control. They include the CAROTID BODY; AORTIC BODIES; the GLOMUS JUGULARE; and the GLOMUS TYMPANICUM.
Entry Term(s)
Paraganglia, Non-Chromaffin
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Paraganglia, Nonchromaffin Preferred
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