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Descriptor in English: Brain Stem
Descriptor in Spanish: Tronco Encefálico
Descriptor in Portuguese: Tronco Encefálico
Descriptor in French: Tronc cérébral
Entry term(s): Brain Stems
Brainstem
Brainstems
Cerebri, Truncus
Cerebrus, Truncus
Truncus Cerebri
Truncus Cerebrus
Tree number(s): A08.186.211.132
Scope note: The part of the brain that connects the CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES with the SPINAL CORD. It consists of the MESENCEPHALON; PONS; and MEDULLA OBLONGATA.
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 UI: 1959
Descriptor UI: D001933
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2014/06/13
Brain Stem - Preferred
Concept UI M0002886
Scope note The part of the brain that connects the CEREBRAL HEMISPHERES with the SPINAL CORD. It consists of the MESENCEPHALON; PONS; and MEDULLA OBLONGATA.
Preferred term Brain Stem
Entry term(s) Brain Stems
Brainstem
Brainstems
Cerebri, Truncus
Cerebrus, Truncus
Truncus Cerebri
Truncus Cerebrus



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