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Middle Cerebral Artery MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Middle Cerebral Artery
Tree Number(s)
A07.015.114.228.550
Unique ID
D020768
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020768
Scope Note
The largest of the cerebral arteries. It trifurcates into temporal, frontal, and parietal branches supplying blood to most of the parenchyma of these lobes in the CEREBRAL CORTEX. These are the areas involved in motor, sensory, and speech activities.
Entry Term(s)
Cerebral Artery, Middle
Previous Indexing
Cerebral Arteries (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2018/07/01
Middle Cerebral Artery Preferred
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