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Dentate Gyrus MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dentate Gyrus
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.180.405.200
A08.186.211.200.885.287.500.345.200
Unique ID
D018891
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018891
Scope Note
GRAY MATTER situated above the GYRUS HIPPOCAMPI. It is composed of three layers. The molecular layer is continuous with the HIPPOCAMPUS in the hippocampal fissure. The granular layer consists of closely arranged spherical or oval neurons, called GRANULE CELLS, whose AXONS pass through the polymorphic layer ending on the DENDRITES of PYRAMIDAL CELLS in the hippocampus.
Entry Term(s)
Area Dentata
CA4 Field of Hippocampal Formation
CA4 Region, Hippocampal
CA4 of Lorente de No
Cornu Ammonis 4 Area
Dentate Fascia
Fascia Dentata
Gyrus Dentatus
Hilus Gyri Dentati
Hilus of Dentate Gyrus
Hilus of the Fascia Dentata
Hippocampal CA4 Field
Hippocampal Sector CA4
Previous Indexing
Hippocampus (1966-1995)
Public MeSH Note
1996
History Note
1996
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/02/17
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Dentate Gyrus Preferred
CA4 Region, Hippocampal Narrower
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