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Descriptor in English: Medulla Oblongata
Descriptor in Spanish: Bulbo Raquídeo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Bulbo
Descriptor in French: Moelle allongée
Entry term(s): Accessory Cuneate Nucleus
Ambiguous Nucleus
Ambiguus, Nucleus
Arcuate Nucleus 1
Arcuate Nucleus of the Medulla
Arcuate Nucleus-1
Arcuate Nucleus-1s
Cuneate Nucleus, Accessory
Cuneate Nucleus, External
Cuneate Nucleus, Lateral
External Cuneate Nucleus
Lateral Cuneate Nucleus
Medulla Oblongatas
Nucleus Ambiguus
Nucleus, Accessory Cuneate
Nucleus, Ambiguous
Nucleus, External Cuneate
Nucleus, Lateral Cuneate
Tree number(s): A08.186.211.132.810.591.500
Scope note: The lower portion of the BRAIN STEM. It is inferior to the PONS and anterior to the CEREBELLUM. Medulla oblongata serves as a relay station between the brain and the spinal cord, and contains centers for regulating respiratory, vasomotor, cardiac, and reflex activities.
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: 22559
Descriptor UI: D008526
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Medulla Oblongata - Preferred
Concept UI M0013280
Scope note The lower portion of the BRAIN STEM. It is inferior to the PONS and anterior to the CEREBELLUM. Medulla oblongata serves as a relay station between the brain and the spinal cord, and contains centers for regulating respiratory, vasomotor, cardiac, and reflex activities.
Preferred term Medulla Oblongata
Entry term(s) Medulla Oblongatas
Arcuate Nucleus of the Medulla - Narrower
Concept UI M0593718
Preferred term Arcuate Nucleus of the Medulla
Entry term(s) Arcuate Nucleus 1
Arcuate Nucleus-1
Arcuate Nucleus-1s
Nucleus Ambiguus - Narrower
Concept UI M0593707
Preferred term Nucleus Ambiguus
Entry term(s) Ambiguous Nucleus
Ambiguus, Nucleus
Nucleus, Ambiguous
Accessory Cuneate Nucleus - Narrower
Concept UI M0593701
Preferred term Accessory Cuneate Nucleus
Entry term(s) Cuneate Nucleus, Accessory
Cuneate Nucleus, External
Cuneate Nucleus, Lateral
External Cuneate Nucleus
Lateral Cuneate Nucleus
Nucleus, Accessory Cuneate
Nucleus, External Cuneate
Nucleus, Lateral Cuneate



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