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Descriptor English: Spinal Cord
Descriptor Spanish: Médula Espinal
Descriptor Portuguese: Medula Espinal
Descriptor French: Moelle spinale
Entry term(s): Coccygeal Cord
Coccygeal Cords
Conus Medullari
Conus Medullaris
Conus Terminali
Conus Terminalis
Cord, Coccygeal
Cord, Lumbar
Cord, Sacral
Cord, Spinal
Cord, Thoracic
Cords, Coccygeal
Cords, Lumbar
Cords, Sacral
Cords, Spinal
Cords, Thoracic
Lumbar Cord
Lumbar Cords
Medulla Spinali
Medulla Spinalis
Medullari, Conus
Medullaris, Conus
Myelon
Myelons
Sacral Cord
Sacral Cords
Spinal Cords
Spinali, Medulla
Spinalis, Medulla
Terminali, Conus
Terminalis, Conus
Thoracic Cord
Thoracic Cords
Tree number(s): A08.186.854
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013116
Scope note: A cylindrical column of tissue that lies within the vertebral canal. It is composed of WHITE MATTER and GRAY MATTER.
Annotation: /surg: probably CORDOTOMY; inflammation = MYELITIS; coordinate with specific vertebrae (NIM) to locate site on spinal cord; do not confuse words containing "myel-" for spinal cord with "myel-" for bone marrow
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
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Entry Combination: injuries:Spinal Cord Injuries
Consider Also: consider also terms at MYEL-
Related: Cauda Equina MeSH
Cordotomy MeSH
Motor Neurons MeSH
Myelography MeSH
DeCS ID: 13499
Unique ID: D013116
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: 2016/04/19
Spinal Cord - Preferred
Concept UI M0020309
Scope note A cylindrical column of tissue that lies within the vertebral canal. It is composed of WHITE MATTER and GRAY MATTER.
Preferred term Spinal Cord
Entry term(s) Cord, Spinal
Cords, Spinal
Medulla Spinali
Medulla Spinalis
Myelon
Myelons
Spinal Cords
Spinali, Medulla
Spinalis, Medulla
Lumbar Cord - Narrower
Concept UI M0592807
Preferred term Lumbar Cord
Entry term(s) Cord, Lumbar
Cords, Lumbar
Lumbar Cords
Coccygeal Cord - Narrower
Concept UI M0592809
Preferred term Coccygeal Cord
Entry term(s) Coccygeal Cords
Cord, Coccygeal
Cords, Coccygeal
Thoracic Cord - Narrower
Concept UI M0592806
Preferred term Thoracic Cord
Entry term(s) Cord, Thoracic
Cords, Thoracic
Thoracic Cords
Conus Medullaris - Narrower
Concept UI M0593048
Preferred term Conus Medullaris
Entry term(s) Conus Medullari
Conus Terminali
Conus Terminalis
Medullari, Conus
Medullaris, Conus
Terminali, Conus
Terminalis, Conus
Sacral Cord - Narrower
Concept UI M0592808
Preferred term Sacral Cord
Entry term(s) Cord, Sacral
Cords, Sacral
Sacral Cords



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