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Notochord

"Notochord" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A cartilaginous rod of mesodermal cells at the dorsal midline of all CHORDATE embryos. In lower vertebrates, notochord is the backbone of support. In the higher vertebrates, notochord is a transient structure, and segments of the vertebral column will develop around it. Notochord is also a source of midline signals that pattern surrounding tissues including the NEURAL TUBE development.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Notochord" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Notochord" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 34 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1998
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