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Descriptor English: Central Nervous System
Descriptor Spanish: Sistema Nervioso Central
Descriptor Portuguese: Sistema Nervoso Central
Descriptor French: Système nerveux central
Entry term(s): Axi, Cerebrospinal
Axis, Cerebrospinal
Central Nervous Systems
Cerebrospinal Axi
Cerebrospinal Axis
Nervous System, Central
Nervous Systems, Central
Systems, Central Nervous
Tree number(s): A08.186
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002490
Scope note: The main information-processing organs of the nervous system, consisting of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges.
Annotation: prefer BRAIN or SPINAL CORD; "CNS effects" or "central effects" of drugs in texts usually means BRAIN /drug eff, not CNS /drug eff
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
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 2525
Unique ID: D002490
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: 2018/02/28
Central Nervous System - Preferred
Concept UI M0003801
Scope note The main information-processing organs of the nervous system, consisting of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges.
Preferred term Central Nervous System
Entry term(s) Axi, Cerebrospinal
Axis, Cerebrospinal
Central Nervous Systems
Cerebrospinal Axi
Cerebrospinal Axis
Nervous System, Central
Nervous Systems, Central
Systems, Central Nervous



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