"Periaqueductal Gray" 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.
Central gray matter surrounding the cerebral aqueduct in the mesencephalon. Physiologically it is probably involved in rage reactions, the lordosis reflex, feeding responses, bladder tonus, and pain.
- Periaqueductal Gray
- Gray, Periaqueductal
- Mesencephalic Central Gray
- Central Gray, Mesencephalic
- Gray, Mesencephalic Central
- Midbrain Central Gray
- Central Gray, Midbrain
- Gray, Midbrain Central
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