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Descriptor English: Reticular Formation
Descriptor Spanish: Formación Reticular
Descriptor Portuguese: Formação Reticular
Descriptor French: Formation réticulaire
Entry term(s): Formation, Reticular
Formations, Reticular
Reticular Formations
Tree number(s): A08.186.211.132.772
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012154
Scope note: A region extending from the PONS & MEDULLA OBLONGATA through the MESENCEPHALON, characterized by a diversity of neurons of various sizes and shapes, arranged in different aggregations and enmeshed in a complicated fiber network.
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
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 12572
Unique ID: D012154
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1992/05/18
Reticular Formation - Preferred
Concept UI M0018932
Scope note A region extending from the PONS & MEDULLA OBLONGATA through the MESENCEPHALON, characterized by a diversity of neurons of various sizes and shapes, arranged in different aggregations and enmeshed in a complicated fiber network.
Preferred term Reticular Formation
Entry term(s) Formation, Reticular
Formations, Reticular
Reticular Formations



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