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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
Is part of: Brain, brainstem
Has role: PONS reference structure
Abbreviation: MB
Super-category: Regional part of brain
Id: birnlex_1667
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Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 445

Neurons in Midbrain

Colliculus Inferior GABAergic Principal Cell, Colliculus inferior intrinsic cell, Colliculus inferior principal cell, 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, 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

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, Neostriatum direct pathway spiny neuron, Neostriatum indirect pathway spiny neuron, Retina Giant-Melanopsin Ganglion Cell, Retina ganglion cell are neurons or parts of neurons whose axons can be found in Midbrain or its parts.

Dendrites in Midbrain

Colliculus Inferior GABAergic Principal Cell, Colliculus inferior intrinsic cell, Colliculus inferior principal cell are neurons whose dendrites 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, Inferior pulvinar 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, Parabigeminal nucleus, Putamen, Retina, Rexed lamina V, Sagulum nucleus, 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  +