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Descriptor English: Pyramidal Tracts
Descriptor Spanish: Tractos Piramidales
Descriptor tractos piramidales
Entry term(s) decusación piramidal
tractos corticobulbares
tractos corticoespinales
vía piramidal
Scope note: Fibras que se originan en las células que están dentro de la corteza cerebral, pasan a través de la pirámide bulbar, y descienden por la médula espinal. Muchos autores dicen que los tractos piramidales incluyen los tractos corticoespinal y corticobulbar.
Descriptor Portuguese: Tratos Piramidais
Descriptor French: Tractus pyramidaux
Entry term(s): Corticobulbar Tract
Corticobulbar Tracts
Corticospinal Tract
Corticospinal Tracts
Decussation, Pyramidal
Pyramidal Decussation
Pyramidal Tract
Tract, Corticobulbar
Tract, Corticospinal
Tract, Pyramidal
Tracts, Corticobulbar
Tracts, Corticospinal
Tracts, Pyramidal
Tree number(s): A08.186.854.300
A08.612.380.730
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011712
Scope note: Fibers that arise from cells within the cerebral cortex, pass through the medullary pyramid, and descend in the spinal cord. Many authorities say the pyramidal tracts include both the corticospinal and corticobulbar tracts.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 12148
Unique ID: D011712
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/07/01
Pyramidal Tracts - Preferred
Concept UI M0018216
Scope note Fibers that arise from cells within the cerebral cortex, pass through the medullary pyramid, and descend in the spinal cord. Many authorities say the pyramidal tracts include both the corticospinal and corticobulbar tracts.
Preferred term Pyramidal Tracts
Entry term(s) Pyramidal Tract
Tract, Pyramidal
Tracts, Pyramidal
Decussation, Pyramidal - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0018215
Preferred term Decussation, Pyramidal
Entry term(s) Pyramidal Decussation
Corticobulbar Tracts - Narrower
Concept UI M0332680
Preferred term Corticobulbar Tracts
Entry term(s) Corticobulbar Tract
Tract, Corticobulbar
Tracts, Corticobulbar
Corticospinal Tracts - Narrower
Concept UI M0332679
Preferred term Corticospinal Tracts
Entry term(s) Corticospinal Tract
Tract, Corticospinal
Tracts, Corticospinal



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