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Midbrain

Name: Midbrain
Description: Part of the brain that develops from the middle of the 3 primary vesicles of the embryonic neural tube, between the prosencephalon and rhombencephalon, later forming the tectum and cerebral peduncles. (CSP)
Synonym(s): Mesencephalon
Abbreviation: MB
Is part of: Brain, brainstem
Has role: PONS reference structure
Super-category: Regional part of brain
*Id: birnlex_1667
Link to OWL / RDF: Download this content as OWL/RDF
Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 445

Neurons in Midbrain

Dorsal tegmental nucleus medium cell, Dorsal tegmental nucleus small cell, Oculomotor nucleus motor neuron, Substantia nigra pars compacta dopaminergic cell, Substantia nigra pars reticulata interneuron GABA, Substantia nigra pars reticulata principal cell, Trochlear nucleus motor neuron, Ventral tegmental area dopamine neuron are neurons that can be found in Midbrain or its parts.

Axons in Midbrain

Neostriatum direct pathway spiny neuron, Neostriatum indirect pathway spiny neuron are neurons or parts of neurons whose axons can be found in Midbrain or its parts.

Parts of Midbrain

Inferred outgoing projections for Midbrain

The following brain regions receive axons from Midbrain: Accessory abducens nucleus, Barrington's nucleus, Dentate nucleus, Fastigial nucleus, Lateral mammillary nucleus, Mammillary body, Medial mammillary nucleus, Nucleus accumbens, Nucleus prepositus, Parafascicular nucleus, Postsubiculum, Subthalamic nucleus, Superior oblique extraocular muscle, Ventral pallidum. 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

The following brain regions send axons into Midbrain: Caudate nucleus, Interpositus Nucleus, Lateral mammillary nucleus, Mammillary body, Medial mammillary nucleus, Nucleus prepositus, Olivary pretectal nucleus, Putamen, Rexed lamina V, Subthalamic nucleus, Ventral pallidum, Ventral striatum. The statements about these projections are not made on this page, but rather are made on the pages linked here.


Notes

Non structured information for this region can be found https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midbrain

Contributors

Admin, Memartone, Nifbot2, Ryansoscia



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Facts about MidbrainRDF feed
AbbrevMB  +
Created15 July 2006  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionPart of the brain that develops from the middle of the 3 primary vesicles of the embryonic neural tube, between the prosencephalon and rhombencephalon, later forming the tectum and cerebral peduncles. (CSP)
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Has rolePONS reference structure  +
Idbirnlex_1667  +
Is part ofBrain  +, and Brainstem  +
LabelMidbrain  +
ModifiedDate22 January 2014  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=445  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +
SynonymMesencephalon  +
UmlscuiC0025462  +