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Descriptor in English: Neuropil
Descriptor in Spanish: Neurópilo
Descriptor in Portuguese: Neurópilo
Descriptor in French: Neuropile
Entry term(s): Neuropile
Neuropiles
Neuropils
Tree number(s): A08.637.500
A08.675.703
A11.650.500
A11.671.685
Scope note: A dense intricate feltwork of interwoven fine glial processes, fibrils, synaptic terminals, axons, and dendrites interspersed among the nerve cells in the gray matter of the central nervous system.
Annotation: do not confuse with NEUROPIL THREADS, abnormal neuronal structures
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 98
See also the descriptors: Mushroom Bodies MeSH
DeCS UI: 33270
Descriptor UI: D019581
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2012/09/27
Neuropil - Preferred
Concept UI M0029079
Scope note A dense intricate feltwork of interwoven fine glial processes, fibrils, synaptic terminals, axons, and dendrites interspersed among the nerve cells in the gray matter of the central nervous system.
Preferred term Neuropil
Entry term(s) Neuropile
Neuropiles
Neuropils



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