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Parvocellular oculomotor nucleus

Name: Parvocellular oculomotor nucleus
Description: Nucleus that is part of the oculomotor nerve complex consisting of preganglionic parasympathetic neurons situated close to the midline at the level of the superior colliculus (Heimer, the Human Brain and Spinal Cord, 1994, pg 244)
Synonym(s): Edinger-Westphal nucleus
Abbreviation: PC3, 3PC
Is part of: oculomotor nuclear complex
Super-category: Nucleus of CNS
*Id: birnlex_822
Link to OWL / RDF: Download this content as OWL/RDF
Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 489
Brain regions that receive axons from this region: ciliary ganglion

Inferred incoming projections for Parvocellular oculomotor nucleus

The following brain regions send axons into Parvocellular oculomotor nucleus: Olivary pretectal nucleus. The statements about these projections are not made on this page, but rather are made on the pages linked here.


  • 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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Facts about Parvocellular oculomotor nucleusRDF feed
AbbrevPC3, 3PC  +
AbbrevSourceNeuroNames_abbrevSource  +
Created15 July 2006  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionNucleus that is part of the oculomotor nerve complex consisting of preganglionic parasympathetic neurons situated close to the midline at the level of the superior colliculus (Heimer, the Human Brain and Spinal Cord, 1994, pg 244)
EditorialNoteNeuronames has the parvocellular oculomotor nucleus as the preferred label but I think Edinger Westphal is more common.
EfferentProjectionsCiliary ganglion  +
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Idbirnlex_822  +
Is part ofOculomotor nuclear complex  +
LabelParvocellular oculomotor nucleus  +
ModifiedDate11 July 2012  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=489  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SuperCategoryNucleus of CNS  +
SynonymEdinger-Westphal nucleus  +
UmlscuiC0228416  +