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Pyramidal Cells

"Pyramidal Cells" 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.

MeSH information
Projection neurons in the cerebral cortex and the hippocampus. Pyramidal cells have a pyramid-shaped soma with the apex and an apical dendrite pointed toward the pial surface and other dendrites and an axon emerging from the base. The axons may have local collaterals but also project outside their cortical region.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pyramidal Cells" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Pyramidal Cells" was a major or minor topic of these publication.