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Descriptor English: Vestibular System
Descriptor Spanish: Sistema Vestibular
Descriptor sistema vestibular
Scope note: El APARATO VESTIBULAR en el oído interno, el ojo, el SISTEMA NERVIOSO CENTRAL y diversos nervios, tractos y núcleos que los conectan en relación con la PROPIOCEPCIÓN y la ORIENTACIÓN ESPACIAL. La disfunción del sistema vestibular se asocia a diversas enfermedades (por ejemplo, ENFERMEDADES VESTIBULARES, ENFERMEDADES DEL LABERINTO, NEURONITIS VESTIBULAR, VÉRTIGO POSICIONAL PAROXÍSTICO BENIGNO y CINETOSIS).
Descriptor Portuguese: Sistema Vestibular
Descriptor French: Without translation
Entry term(s): System, Vestibular
Vestibular Systems
Tree number(s): A09.923
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000091282
Scope note: The VESTIBULAR APPARATUS in the inner ear, the eye, the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM and various nerves, tracts and nuclei connecting them as they relate to PROPRIOCEPTION and SPATIAL ORIENTATION. Dysfunction in the vestibular system is associated with various diseases (e.g., VESTIBULAR DISEASES; LABYRINTH DISEASES; VESTIBULAR NEURONITIS; BENIGN PAROXYSMAL POSITIONAL VERTIGO; and MOTION SICKNESS).
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
Previous Indexing: Vestibule, Labyrinth (1965-2021)
Public MeSH Note: 2022
History Note: 2022
DeCS ID: 59852
Unique ID: D000091282
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Date Established: 2022/01/01
Date of Entry: 2021/07/09
Revision Date: 2021/06/30
Vestibular System - Preferred
Concept UI M000748245
Scope note The VESTIBULAR APPARATUS in the inner ear, the eye, the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM and various nerves, tracts and nuclei connecting them as they relate to PROPRIOCEPTION and SPATIAL ORIENTATION. Dysfunction in the vestibular system is associated with various diseases (e.g., VESTIBULAR DISEASES; LABYRINTH DISEASES; VESTIBULAR NEURONITIS; BENIGN PAROXYSMAL POSITIONAL VERTIGO; and MOTION SICKNESS).
Preferred term Vestibular System
Entry term(s) System, Vestibular
Vestibular Systems



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