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Photoreceptor Cells, Vertebrate MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Photoreceptor Cells, Vertebrate
Tree Number(s)
A08.675.650.850.625.670
A08.675.650.915.937.670
A08.800.950.937.670
A09.371.729.831.625.670
A11.671.650.850.625.670
A11.671.650.915.937.670
Unique ID
D020419
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020419
Scope Note
Specialized PHOTOTRANSDUCTION neurons in the vertebrates, such as the RETINAL ROD CELLS and the RETINAL CONE CELLS. Non-visual photoreceptor neurons have been reported in the deep brain, the PINEAL GLAND and organs of the circadian system.
Entry Version
PHOTORECEPT CELLS VERTEBRATE
Entry Term(s)
Photoreceptors, Retinal
Photoreceptors, Vertebrate
Retinal Photoreceptor Cells
Retinal Photoreceptors
Rods and Cones
Vertebrate Photoreceptor Cells
Vertebrate Photoreceptors
NLM Classification #
WW 270
Previous Indexing
Photoreceptors (1971-1998)
Public MeSH Note
2009; see PHOTORECEPTORS, VERTEBRATE 1999-2008; see PHOTORECEPTORS 1997-1998; for RODS AND CONES see PHOTORECEPTORS 1997-1998, see RODS AND CONES 1966-1996; for RETINAL PHOTORECEPTORS see PHOTORECEPTORS 1997-2008
History Note
2009 (1999); use PHOTORECEPTORS 1997-1998; for RODS AND CONES use PHOTORECEPTORS 1966-1998; for RETINAL PHOTORECEPTORS use PHOTORECEPTORS 1997-2008
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Photoreceptor Cells, Vertebrate Preferred
Retinal Photoreceptor Cells Narrower
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