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Mammillary peduncle

Name: Mammillary peduncle
Description: White matter bundle in the posterior hypothalamus containing ascending afferent fibers to the mammillary bodies from the ventral and dorsal tegmental nuclei (Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed., 1981, pg 671).
Synonym(s): Peduncle of mammillary body
Abbreviation: mpe, mp
Is part of: posterior hypothalamic region, white matter
Super-category: Regional part of brain
Id: birnlex_1486
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Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 408


  • Abbreviation Source: NeuroNames_abbrevSource
  • This visualization was created by the Scalable Brain Atlas group and is based on the Rhesus Monkey - Paxinos et al. 2000

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Abbrevmpe, mp  +
AbbrevSourceNeuroNames_abbrevSource  +
Created19 August 2007  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionWhite matter bundle in the posterior hypothalamus containing ascending afferent fibers to the mammillary bodies from the ventral and dorsal tegmental nuclei (Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed., 1981, pg 671).
EditorialNoteThe description in Butler and Hodos (pg. 4 The description in Butler and Hodos (pg. 460) describes this as originating int he dorsal and ventral tegmental nuclei and terminating in the mammillary body. The reciprocal connection is the mammillotegmental tract. It seems like this should be classifed as a tract according to the definition. ed as a tract according to the definition.
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Idbirnlex_1486  +
Is part ofPosterior hypothalamic region  +, and White matter  +
LabelMammillary peduncle  +
ModifiedDate12 March 2013  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=408  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +
SynonymPeduncle of mammillary body  +
UmlscuiC1289573, C0152358  +