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Periaqueductal Gray MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Periaqueductal Gray
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.132.659.413.875.595
Unique ID
D010487
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010487
Scope Note
Central gray matter surrounding the CEREBRAL AQUEDUCT in the MESENCEPHALON. Physiologically it is probably involved in RAGE reactions, the LORDOSIS REFLEX; FEEDING responses, bladder tonus, and pain.
Entry Term(s)
Central Gray Substance of Midbrain
Central Periaqueductal Gray
Griseum Centrale
Griseum Centrale Mesencephali
Mesencephalic Central Gray
Midbrain Central Gray
Periaqueductal Gray Matter
Substantia Grisea Centralis
Substantia Grisea Centralis Mesencephali
NLM Classification #
WL 310
Previous Indexing
Brain (1966-1982)
Cerebral Aqueduct (1971-1982)
Mesencephalon (1966-1982)
Public MeSH Note
83
History Note
83
Date Established
1983/01/01
Date of Entry
1982/04/26
Revision Date
2015/11/24
Periaqueductal Gray Preferred
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