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Pretectum

Name: Pretectum
Description: Region of brain lying between the midbrain tectum and the thalamus (Sefton and Dreher, in Paxinos, G The rat central nervous system, 1995, pg 859), Situated at the level of poterior commissure and just rostral to the superior colliculus (Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed, 1981, pg 542)
Synonym(s): pretectal region
Is part of: midbrain tectum
Super-category: Regional part of brain
Id: nlx_59721
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Axons in Pretectum

Retina Giant-Melanopsin Ganglion Cell are neurons or parts of neurons whose axons can be found in Pretectum or its parts.

Parts of Pretectum

Inferred outgoing projections for Pretectum

The following brain regions receive axons from Pretectum: Parafascicular nucleus. The statements about these projections are not made on this page, but rather are made on the pages linked here.


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CuratorMaryann Martone  +
DefinitionRegion of brain lying between the midbrain Region of brain lying between the midbrain tectum and the thalamus (Sefton and Dreher, in Paxinos, G The rat central nervous system, 1995, pg 859), Situated at the level of poterior commissure and just rostral to the superior colliculus (Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed, 1981, pg 542) eurological Anatomy, 3rd ed, 1981, pg 542)
EditorialNoteAccording to Brodal, it is divided up into subnuclei, but anatomists differ on the nomenclature and the nuclei ((Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed, 1981, pg 542). The parts of the pretectum are currently derived from NeuroNames.
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Idnlx_59721  +
Is part ofMidbrain tectum  +
LabelPretectum  +
ModifiedDate9 February 2012  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +
Synonympretectal region  +