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Descriptor English: Neurons, Afferent
Descriptor Spanish: Neuronas Aferentes
Descriptor Portuguese: Neurônios Aferentes
Descriptor French: Neurones afférents
Entry term(s): Afferent Neuron
Afferent Neurons
Neuron, Afferent
Tree number(s): A08.675.650
A11.671.650
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009475
Scope note: Neurons which conduct NERVE IMPULSES to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Annotation: do not confuse with NEURONS, EFFERENT which activate muscle and secretory cells
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Neurons (1966-1968)
Public MeSH Note: 77
History Note: 77(69)
Related: Sensory Receptor Cells MeSH
DeCS ID: 9667
Unique ID: D009475
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Neurons, Afferent - Preferred
Concept UI M0014737
Scope note Neurons which conduct NERVE IMPULSES to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Preferred term Neurons, Afferent
Entry term(s) Afferent Neuron
Afferent Neurons
Neuron, Afferent



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