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Vibrissae MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Vibrissae
Tree Number(s)
A13.950
Unique ID
D014738
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014738
Scope Note
Stiff hairs projecting from the face around the nose of most mammals, acting as touch receptors.
Entry Term(s)
Whiskers
Previous Indexing
Afferent Pathways (1976-1984)
Hair (1966-1984)
Mechanoreceptors (1971-1984)
Public MeSH Note
85
History Note
85
Date Established
1985/01/01
Date of Entry
1984/04/06
Revision Date
2018/06/29
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