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Wallerian Degeneration MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Wallerian Degeneration
Tree Number(s)
C23.550.737.750
Unique ID
D014855
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014855
Scope Note
Degeneration of distal aspects of a nerve axon following injury to the cell body or proximal portion of the axon. The process is characterized by fragmentation of the axon and its MYELIN SHEATH.
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under NERVE DEGENERATION 1975-90
Online Note
search NERVE DEGENERATION 1967-74
History Note
91(75); was see under NERVE DEGENERATION 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Wallerian Degeneration Preferred
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