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Descriptor English: Locus Coeruleus
Descriptor Spanish: Locus Coeruleus
Descriptor locus coeruleus
Entry term(s) locus cinereus
Scope note: Región azulada situada en el ángulo superior del suelo del CUARTO VENTRÍCULO, constituida por neuronas pigmentadas como con melanina, situadas lateralmente respecto de la SUSTANCIA GRIS PERIACUEDUCTAL.
Descriptor Portuguese: Locus Cerúleo
Descriptor French: Locus ceruleus
Entry term(s): Ceruleus Complex, Locus
Ceruleus Complices, Locus
Coeruleus Complex, Locus
Coeruleus Complices, Locus
Complex, Locus Ceruleus
Complex, Locus Coeruleus
Complices, Locus Ceruleus
Complices, Locus Coeruleus
Locus Caeruleus
Locus Ceruleus
Locus Ceruleus Complex
Locus Ceruleus Complices
Locus Coeruleus Complex
Locus Coeruleus Complices
Nucleus Pigmentosus Pontis
Pontis, Nucleus Pigmentosus
Tree number(s): A08.186.211.132.659.473
A08.186.211.132.810.428.600.650.437
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008125
Scope note: Bluish-colored region in the superior angle of the FOURTH VENTRICLE floor, corresponding to melanin-like pigmented nerve cells which lie lateral to the PERIAQUEDUCTAL GRAY.
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
Previous Indexing: Cerebral Ventricles (1966-1977)
Mesencephalon (1966-1977)
Pons (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
DeCS ID: 22546
Unique ID: D008125
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/04/11
Revision Date: 2020/06/29
Locus Coeruleus - Preferred
Concept UI M0012670
Scope note Bluish-colored region in the superior angle of the FOURTH VENTRICLE floor, corresponding to melanin-like pigmented nerve cells which lie lateral to the PERIAQUEDUCTAL GRAY.
Preferred term Locus Coeruleus
Entry term(s) Locus Caeruleus
Locus Ceruleus
Nucleus Pigmentosus Pontis
Pontis, Nucleus Pigmentosus
Locus Ceruleus Complex - Broader
Concept UI M000734757
Preferred term Locus Ceruleus Complex
Entry term(s) Ceruleus Complex, Locus
Ceruleus Complices, Locus
Coeruleus Complex, Locus
Coeruleus Complices, Locus
Complex, Locus Ceruleus
Complex, Locus Coeruleus
Complices, Locus Ceruleus
Complices, Locus Coeruleus
Locus Ceruleus Complices
Locus Coeruleus Complex
Locus Coeruleus Complices



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