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Peripheral Nervous System

"Peripheral Nervous System" 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.

The nervous system outside of the brain and spinal cord. The peripheral nervous system has autonomic and somatic divisions. The autonomic nervous system includes the enteric, parasympathetic, and sympathetic subdivisions. The somatic nervous system includes the cranial and spinal nerves and their ganglia and the peripheral sensory receptors.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Peripheral Nervous System" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Peripheral Nervous System" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 95 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 8 publications in 2007
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