NLM Logo

Basal Nucleus of Meynert MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Basal Nucleus of Meynert
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.200.885.287.249.880.100
Unique ID
D020532
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020532
Scope Note
A group of nerve cells in the SUBSTANTIA INNOMINATA that has wide projections to the NEOCORTEX and is rich in ACETYLCHOLINE and CHOLINE ACETYLTRANSFERASE. In PARKINSON DISEASE and ALZHEIMER DISEASE the nucleus undergoes degeneration.
Entry Term(s)
Basal Magnocellular Nucleus
Nucleus Basalis Magnocellularis
Nucleus Basalis of Meynert
Previous Indexing
Basal Ganglia (1967-1983)
Substantia Innominata (1984-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000; see SUBSTANTIA INNOMINATA 1984-1999; for NUCLEUS BASALIS OF MEYNERT & NUCLEUS BASALIS MAGONCELLULARIS see SUBSTANTIA INNOMINATA 1984-1999; for BASAL MAGNOCELLULAR NUCLEUS see ISLANDS OF CALLEJA 2015
History Note
2000; use SUBSTANTIA INNOMINATA 1984-1999; for NUCLEUS BASALIS OF MEYNERT & NUCLEUS BASALIS MAGNOCELLULARIS use SUBSTANTIA INNOMINATA 1984-1999; for BASAL MAGNOCELLULAR NUCLEUS use ISLANDS OF CALLEJA 2015
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Basal Nucleus of Meynert Preferred
Basal Magnocellular Nucleus Narrower
page delivered in 0.155s