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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0028944

NCI Thesaurus Code: C12618  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Cell

NCIt Definition: A type of large glial cell located in the central nervous system that produces myelin as its main function.

NCI-GLOSS Definition: A cell that forms the myelin sheath (a layer that covers and protects nerve cells) in the brain and spinal cord. An oligodendrocyte is a type of glial cell.

CSP Definition: neuroglial cells of ectodermal origin whose processes form the myelin sheath around neuronal axons of the CNS.

MSH Definition: A class of large neuroglial (macroglial) cells in the central nervous system. Oligodendroglia may be called interfascicular, perivascular, or perineuronal (not the same as SATELLITE CELLS, PERINEURONAL of GANGLIA) according to their location. They form the insulating MYELIN SHEATH of axons in the central nervous system.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Oligodendrocyte (cell)
Oligodendrocytes
oligodendrocyte
Oligodendrocytus
Oligodendroglia cell
Oligodendroglial cell
oligodendroglia

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C12618 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AQL CH CL CY DE EN IM ME MI PA PH PS RE SE TR UL VI MSH
AUTHORITY Gray's 1999 p. 938 FMA
AUTHORITY Gray's 99:941 fig.8.46 FMA
AUTHORITY NCI FMA
AUTHORITY Nomina Anatomica 1989 FMA
AUTHORITY Stedman's Electronic Medical Dictionary FMA
AUTHORITY Unified Medical Language System FMA
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000448009 SNOMEDCT_US
CTV3ID XUIWF SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Fri Jun 09 13:45:47 PDT 2000 FMA
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Fri Jun 09 13:46:18 PDT 2000 FMA
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED Fri Jun 09 13:59:54 PDT 2000 FMA
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000074008 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 2047-3506 CSP
DX 19900101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020131 SNOMEDCT_US
HN 90(75); was see under NEUROGLIA 1966-89 MSH
MDA 19990101 MSH
MMR 20020703 MSH
MN A08.637.600 MSH
MN A11.650.600 MSH
OL search NEUROGLIA 1966-74 MSH
PM 90; was see under NEUROGLIA 1966-89 MSH
SOS Forms myelin around axons in the CNS. AOD
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XUIWF SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TERMUI T029187 MSH
TERMUI T029188 MSH
TH NLM (1975) MSH
TH NLM (1990) MSH
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US

Additional Concept Data:  (none)

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