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Pyramidal Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pyramidal Cells
Tree Number(s)
A08.675.790
A11.671.790
Unique ID
D017966
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017966
Scope Note
Projection neurons in the CEREBRAL CORTEX and the HIPPOCAMPUS. Pyramidal cells have a pyramid-shaped soma with the apex and an apical dendrite pointed toward the pial surface and other dendrites and an axon emerging from the base. The axons may have local collaterals but also project outside their cortical region.
Entry Term(s)
Pyramidal Neurons
See Also
CA1 Region, Hippocampal
CA2 Region, Hippocampal
CA3 Region, Hippocampal
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/18
Revision Date
2014/11/21
Pyramidal Cells Preferred
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