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Descriptor in English: Growth Cones
Descriptor in Spanish: Conos de Crecimiento
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cones de Crescimento
Descriptor in French: Cônes de croissance
Entry term(s): Growth Cone
Tree number(s): A11.284.180.075.249
A11.284.180.225.340
A11.284.180.610.345
A11.671.137.340
A11.671.240.340
Scope note: Bulbous enlargement of the growing tip of nerve axons and dendrites. They are crucial to neuronal development because of their pathfinding ability and their role in synaptogenesis.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
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: 99
See also the descriptors: Axon Guidance MeSH
Neurites MeSH
DeCS UI: 33679
Descriptor UI: D020439
Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2016/02/26
Growth Cones - Preferred
Concept UI M0030082
Scope note Bulbous enlargement of the growing tip of nerve axons and dendrites. They are crucial to neuronal development because of their pathfinding ability and their role in synaptogenesis.
Preferred term Growth Cones
Entry term(s) Growth Cone



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