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Somatosensory Cortex MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Somatosensory Cortex
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.200.885.287.500.670.675
A08.186.211.200.885.287.500.814.906
Unique ID
D013003
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013003
Scope Note
Area of the parietal lobe concerned with receiving sensations such as movement, pain, pressure, position, temperature, touch, and vibration. It lies posterior to the central sulcus.
Entry Term(s)
Anterior Parietal Cortex
Brodmann Area 1
Brodmann Area 2
Brodmann Area 3
Brodmann Areas 1, 2, 3
Brodmann Areas 1, 2, and 3
Brodmann Areas 3, 1, 2
Brodmann Areas 3, 1, and 2
Brodmann's Area 1
Brodmann's Area 2
Brodmann's Area 3
Brodmann's Areas 1, 2, and 3
Brodmann's Areas 3, 1, and 2
Gyrus Postcentralis
Parietal-Opercular Cortex
Post Central Gyrus
Postcentral Gyrus
Primary Somatic Sensory Area
Primary Somatosensory Area
Primary Somatosensory Areas
Primary Somatosensory Cortex
Primary Somesthetic Area
S1 Cortex
S2 Cortex
SI Cortex
SII Cortex
Second Somatic Sensory Area
Secondary Sensory Cortex
Secondary Somatosensory Area
Secondary Somatosensory Cortex
NLM Classification #
WL 307
Previous Indexing
Cerebral Cortex (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
71
History Note
71
Date Established
1971/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/03/05
Somatosensory Cortex Preferred
Brodmann Area 3 Broader
Brodmann Area 1 Narrower
Secondary Somatosensory Cortex Narrower
Primary Somatosensory Cortex Narrower
Brodmann Area 2 Narrower
Postcentral Gyrus Broader
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