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Descriptor English: Mossy Fibers, Hippocampal
Descriptor Spanish: Fibras Musgosas del Hipocampo
Descriptor Portuguese: Fibras Musgosas Hipocampais
Descriptor French: Fibres moussues de l'hippocampe
Entry term(s): Hippocampal Mossy Fiber
Hippocampal Mossy Fibers
Mossy Fiber, Hippocampal
Tree number(s): A08.186.211.180.405.200.500
A08.186.211.200.885.287.500.345.200.500
A08.675.542.145.750.500
A08.850.700.500
A11.671.137.560
A11.671.501.145.750.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019599
Scope note: Axons of certain cells in the DENTATE GYRUS. They project to the polymorphic layer of the dentate gyrus and to the proximal dendrites of PYRAMIDAL CELLS of the HIPPOCAMPUS. These mossy fibers should not be confused with mossy fibers that are cerebellar afferents (see NERVE FIBERS).
Annotation: do not confuse with MOSSY FIBERS, CEREBELLAR see NERVE FIBERS
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
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: Hippocampus (1967-1997)
Nerve Fibers (1978-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 98
History Note: 98
Related: Perforant Pathway MeSH
DeCS ID: 33268
Unique ID: D019599
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2018/07/01
Mossy Fibers, Hippocampal - Preferred
Concept UI M0029098
Scope note Axons of certain cells in the DENTATE GYRUS. They project to the polymorphic layer of the dentate gyrus and to the proximal dendrites of PYRAMIDAL CELLS of the HIPPOCAMPUS. These mossy fibers should not be confused with mossy fibers that are cerebellar afferents (see NERVE FIBERS).
Preferred term Mossy Fibers, Hippocampal
Entry term(s) Hippocampal Mossy Fiber
Hippocampal Mossy Fibers
Mossy Fiber, Hippocampal



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