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Somites MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Somites
Tree Number(s)
A16.504.660.750
Unique ID
D019170
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019170
Scope Note
Paired, segmented masses of MESENCHYME located on either side of the developing spinal cord (neural tube). Somites derive from PARAXIAL MESODERM and continue to increase in number during ORGANOGENESIS. Somites give rise to SKELETON (sclerotome); MUSCLES (myotome); and DERMIS (dermatome).
Previous Indexing
Mesoderm (1966-1996)
Public MeSH Note
97
History Note
97
Date Established
1997/01/01
Date of Entry
1996/02/12
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Somites Preferred
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