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Descriptor English: Lateral Line System
Descriptor Spanish: Sistema de la Línea Lateral
Descriptor Portuguese: Sistema da Linha Lateral
Descriptor French: Système de la ligne latérale
Entry term(s): Canal, Lateral Line
Lateral Line Canal
Lateral Line Organ
Lateral Line Organs
Lateral Line Systems
Organ, Lateral Line
Organs, Lateral Line
System, Lateral Line
Systems, Lateral Line
Tree number(s): A13.564
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053403
Scope note: Aquatic vertebrate sensory system in fish and amphibians. It is composed of sense organs (canal organs and pit organs) containing neuromasts (MECHANORECEPTORS) that detect water displacement caused by moving objects.
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
IR innervation
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
DeCS ID: 52021
Unique ID: D053403
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Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Lateral Line System - Preferred
Concept UI M0492973
Scope note Aquatic vertebrate sensory system in fish and amphibians. It is composed of sense organs (canal organs and pit organs) containing neuromasts (MECHANORECEPTORS) that detect water displacement caused by moving objects.
Preferred term Lateral Line System
Entry term(s) Lateral Line Organ
Lateral Line Organs
Lateral Line Systems
Organ, Lateral Line
Organs, Lateral Line
System, Lateral Line
Systems, Lateral Line
Lateral Line Canal - Narrower
Concept UI M0492974
Preferred term Lateral Line Canal
Entry term(s) Canal, Lateral Line



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