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Descriptor English: Gray Matter
Descriptor Spanish: Sustancia Gris
Descriptor Portuguese: Substância Cinzenta
Descriptor French: Substance grise
Entry term(s): Cerebellar Gray Matter
Cerebellar Gray Matters
Cerebellar Grey Matter
Cerebellar Grey Matters
Gray Matter, Cerebellar
Gray Matters
Gray Matters, Cerebellar
Grey Matter
Grey Matter, Cerebellar
Grey Matters
Grey Matters, Cerebellar
Matter, Cerebellar Gray
Matter, Cerebellar Grey
Matter, Gray
Matter, Grey
Matters, Cerebellar Gray
Matters, Cerebellar Grey
Matters, Gray
Matters, Grey
Tree number(s): A08.186.211.168
A08.186.854.348
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D066128
Scope note: Region of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that appears darker in color than the other type, WHITE MATTER. It is composed of neuronal CELL BODIES; NEUROPIL; GLIAL CELLS and CAPILLARIES but few MYELINATED NERVE FIBERS.
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
Previous Indexing: Brain (1963-2014)
Public MeSH Note: 2015
History Note: 2015
Related: Nerve Fibers, Unmyelinated MeSH
DeCS ID: 55509
Unique ID: D066128
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2015/01/01
Date of Entry: 2014/06/26
Revision Date: 2014/06/25
Gray Matter - Preferred
Concept UI M0592761
Scope note Region of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that appears darker in color than the other type, WHITE MATTER. It is composed of neuronal CELL BODIES; NEUROPIL; GLIAL CELLS and CAPILLARIES but few MYELINATED NERVE FIBERS.
Preferred term Gray Matter
Entry term(s) Gray Matters
Grey Matter
Grey Matters
Matter, Gray
Matter, Grey
Matters, Gray
Matters, Grey
Cerebellar Gray Matter - Narrower
Concept UI M0592762
Preferred term Cerebellar Gray Matter
Entry term(s) Cerebellar Gray Matters
Cerebellar Grey Matter
Cerebellar Grey Matters
Gray Matter, Cerebellar
Gray Matters, Cerebellar
Grey Matter, Cerebellar
Grey Matters, Cerebellar
Matter, Cerebellar Gray
Matter, Cerebellar Grey
Matters, Cerebellar Gray
Matters, Cerebellar Grey



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