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Descriptor English: High Vocal Center
Descriptor Spanish: Centro Vocal Superior
Descriptor Portuguese: Centro Vocal Superior
Descriptor French: Noyau HVC
Entry term(s): Vocal Center, High
Tree number(s): A08.186.211.200.885.287.249.487.550.484
A13.468
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053400
Scope note: Nucleus in the NEOSTRIATUM of bird brains that sends signals for song production and receives auditory input. In some adult SONGBIRDS, research has shown that the size of this nucleus changes seasonally and that it exhibits neurogenesis.
Annotation: found in birds only
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
Public MeSH Note: 2007
History Note: 2007
Related: Songbirds MeSH
DeCS ID: 52010
Unique ID: D053400
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
High Vocal Center - Preferred
Concept UI M0492919
Scope note Nucleus in the NEOSTRIATUM of bird brains that sends signals for song production and receives auditory input. In some adult SONGBIRDS, research has shown that the size of this nucleus changes seasonally and that it exhibits neurogenesis.
Preferred term High Vocal Center
Entry term(s) Vocal Center, High



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