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Pontine tegmentum

Name: Pontine tegmentum
Description: Dorsal portion of the pons, containing cranial nervee nuclei, ascending and descending tracts and reticular nuclei. It is continuous with the reticular formation of the medulla (Carpenter, A Core Text of Neuroanatomy, 3rd ed, 1985, pg 133).
Is part of: Pons
Super-category: Regional part of brain
*Id: birnlex_923
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Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 548

Neurons in Pontine tegmentum

Abducens nucleus motor neuron, Facial nucleus motor neuron, Locus coeruleus NA neuron, Trapezoid body medial nucleus principal cell, Trigeminal nucleus motor neuron are neurons that can be found in Pontine tegmentum or its parts.

Axons in Pontine tegmentum

Amygdala lateral central nucleus medium spiny neuron, Cochlear nucleus (ventral) globular bushy cell, Cochlear nucleus (ventral) octopus cell, Cochlear nucleus (ventral) spherical bushy cell, Nucleus laminaris principal neuron, Solitary tract nucleus principal cell, Trapezoid body medial nucleus principal cell are neurons or parts of neurons whose axons can be found in Pontine tegmentum or its parts.

Parts of Pontine tegmentum

Inferred outgoing projections for Pontine tegmentum

The following brain regions receive axons from Pontine tegmentum: Dentate nucleus, Fastigial nucleus, Postsubiculum. The statements about these projections are not made on this page, but rather are made on the pages linked here.

Inferred incoming projections for Pontine tegmentum

The following brain regions send axons into Pontine tegmentum: Interpositus Nucleus, Lateral paragigantocellular nucleus, Ventral tegmental area. 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/Pontine_tegmentum



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Created15 July 2006  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionDorsal portion of the pons, containing cranial nervee nuclei, ascending and descending tracts and reticular nuclei. It is continuous with the reticular formation of the medulla (Carpenter, A Core Text of Neuroanatomy, 3rd ed, 1985, pg 133).
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Idbirnlex_923  +
Is part ofPons  +
LabelPontine tegmentum  +
ModifiedDate1 September 2014  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=548  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +
UmlscuiC0228426  +