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Peripheral Nerves MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Peripheral Nerves
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.800
Unique ID
D010525
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010525
Annotation
general only; do not use as a coordinate for specific nerves indexed with organ /‌innerv
Scope Note
The nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord, including the autonomic, cranial, and spinal nerves. Peripheral nerves contain non-neuronal cells and connective tissue as well as axons. The connective tissue layers include, from the outside to the inside, the epineurium, the perineurium, and the endoneurium.
Entry Term(s)
Endoneurium
Epineurium
Perineurium
See Also
Nerve Fibers
Entry Combination
injuries:Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Peripheral Nerves Preferred
Perineurium Narrower
Epineurium Narrower
Endoneurium Narrower
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