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Descriptor English: Nervous System
Descriptor Spanish: Sistema Nervioso
Descriptor Portuguese: Sistema Nervoso
Descriptor French: Système nerveux
Entry term(s): Nervous Systems
System, Nervous
Systems, Nervous
Tree number(s): A08
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009420
Scope note: The entire nerve apparatus, composed of a central part, the brain and spinal cord, and a peripheral part, the cranial and spinal nerves, autonomic ganglia, and plexuses. (Stedman, 26th ed)
Annotation: general; prefer specifics; /innerv is available for organs; use for "nerves" but note NERVE TISSUE and terms for many specific nerves are available
Allowable Qualifiers: 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
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Entry Combination: abnormalities:Nervous System Malformations
injuries:Trauma, Nervous System
physiology:Nervous System Physiological Phenomena
surgery:Neurosurgical Procedures
Consider Also: consider also terms at NERVE and NEUR-
Related: Neurologic Manifestations MeSH
DeCS ID: 9613
Unique ID: D009420
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/04/19
Nervous System - Preferred
Concept UI M0014665
Scope note The entire nerve apparatus, composed of a central part, the brain and spinal cord, and a peripheral part, the cranial and spinal nerves, autonomic ganglia, and plexuses. (Stedman, 26th ed)
Preferred term Nervous System
Entry term(s) Nervous Systems
System, Nervous
Systems, Nervous



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