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Descriptor in English: Internal Capsule
Descriptor in Spanish: Cápsula Interna
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cápsula Interna
Descriptor in French: Capsule interne
Entry term(s): Capsula Interna
Capsula Internas
Capsule, Internal
Capsules, Internal
Interna, Capsula
Internal Capsules
Internas, Capsula
Tree number(s): A08.186.211.200.885.385
A08.612.435
Scope note: WHITE MATTER pathway, flanked by nuclear masses, consisting of both afferent and efferent fibers projecting between the WHITE MATTER and the BRAINSTEM. It consists of three distinct parts: an anterior limb, posterior limb, and genu.
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
History Note: 2000
DeCS UI: 34068
Descriptor UI: D020772
Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/03
Revision Date: 2018/07/02
Internal Capsule - Preferred
Concept UI M0328545
Scope note WHITE MATTER pathway, flanked by nuclear masses, consisting of both afferent and efferent fibers projecting between the WHITE MATTER and the BRAINSTEM. It consists of three distinct parts: an anterior limb, posterior limb, and genu.
Preferred term Internal Capsule
Entry term(s) Capsula Interna
Capsula Internas
Capsule, Internal
Capsules, Internal
Interna, Capsula
Internal Capsules
Internas, Capsula



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