|Description:||Dorsal part of the midbrain, consisting of the superior and inferior colliculi and the pretectal nuclei (MM).|
|Is part of:||Midbrain|
|Super-category:||Regional part of brain|
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|Neuronames ID ( what's this?):||448|
Neurons in Midbrain tectum
Colliculus Inferior GABAergic Principal Cell, Colliculus inferior intrinsic cell, Colliculus inferior principal cell, Colliculus stellate cell of the zone of horizontal cells, Colliculus superior deep vertical fusiform cell, Colliculus superior intermediate vertical fusiform cell, Colliculus superior inverted pyramidal cell, Colliculus superior piriform cell, Colliculus superior pyramidal cell, Colliculus superior stellate neuron, Colliculus superior type I ganglion cell, Colliculus superior wide field vertical cell are neurons that can be found in Midbrain tectum or its parts.
Axons in Midbrain tectum
Cochlear nucleus (dorsal) giant cell, Neocortex primary motor area pyramidal layer 5 corticopontine-tectal cell, Neocortex primary visual layer 5 corticopontine/tectal pyramidal cell, Neocortex pyramidal cell, Neocortex pyramidal layer 2-3 cell, Retina Giant-Melanopsin Ganglion Cell, Retina ganglion cell are neurons or parts of neurons whose axons can be found in Midbrain tectum or its parts.
Dendrites in Midbrain tectum
Parts of Midbrain tectum
Inferred outgoing projections for Midbrain tectum
The following brain regions receive axons from Midbrain tectum: Fastigial nucleus, Inferior pulvinar nucleus, Parafascicular nucleus. The statements about these projections are not made on this page, but rather are made on the pages linked here.
Inferred incoming projections for Midbrain tectum
The following brain regions send axons into Midbrain tectum: Parabigeminal nucleus, Retina, Sagulum nucleus. The statements about these projections are not made on this page, but rather are made on the pages linked here.
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Non structured information for this region can be found https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midbrain_tectum
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|Created||15 July 2006 +|
|Definition||Dorsal part of the midbrain, consisting of the superior and inferior colliculi and the pretectal nuclei (MM).|
|Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.||PONS brain region +|
|Is part of||Midbrain +|
|Label||Midbrain tectum +|
|ModifiedDate||22 January 2014 +|
|Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.||PONS brain region +|
|SuperCategory||Regional part of brain +|