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Abbrev Hy  +
AbbrevSource NeuroNames_abbrevSource  +
Created 15 July 2006  +
CurationStatus uncurated  +
Definition Ventral part of the diencephalon extending Ventral part of the diencephalon extending from the region of the optic chiasm to the caudal border of the mammillary bodies and forming the inferior and lateral walls of the third ventricle. The ventral topographic division of the interbrain. The first adequate description of the hypothalamus as a layer of gray matter surrounding the lower half of the third ventricle (Galen, c173) was provided by Wharton (1656, see 1966 translation, p. 170). His (1893, pp. 159-162) introduced the term but assigned the preoptic region (Swanson, 1976, pp. 229-235) of the hypothalamus to the telencephalon (His, 1893b). The definition here was introduced for vertebrates by Kuhlenbeck (1927, p. 67, Ch. 9). brates by Kuhlenbeck (1927, p. 67, Ch. 9).
DefinitionSource MeSH +, FMC +
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. PONS brain region  +
Id birnlex_734  +
Is part of Diencephalon +, Central autonomic network +
Label Hypothalamus  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 27 November 2014 04:19:00  +
ModifiedDate 27 November 2014  +
NeuronamesLink  +
Species Vertebrate +
SuperCategory Regional part of brain  +
Synonym Hypencephalon  +
Umlscui C0020663  +
Categories Regional part of brain
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Anterior lobe of pituitary of PHT00 + AfferentProjections
Rexed lamina X +, Ventral tegmental area + EfferentProjections
Anterior hypothalamus +, Basal hypothalamus +, Caudal hypothalamus +, Dorsal hypothalamic area +, Dorsal hypothalamus +, Dorsal longitudinal fasciculus of hypothalamus +, Intermediate hypothalamic region +, Lateral hypothalamic area +, Lateral hypothalamic region +, Medial basal hypothalamus +, Medial forebrain bundle +, Mediobasal hypothalamus +, Paraventricular hypothalamic region +, Postcommissural fornix +, Posterior hypothalamic region +, Rostral hypothalamus +, Ventral hypothalamus +, Ventromedial hypothalamic region +, Ventromedial hypothalamus + Is part of
Resource:Confocal Microscopy Image Gallery - Rat Brain Tissue Sections +, Resource:Digital Anatomist Interactive Atlases Project +, Resource:Human Brain Atlas +, Resource:Human Nervous System Neuroanatomy +, Resource:Michigan State University Brain Biodiversity Bank +, Resource:UW-Madison Neuroscience Resources +, Resource:Washington University School of Medicine Neuroscience Tutorial + Keywords
Hypothalamus oxytocin neuroendocrine magnocellular cell +, Hypothalamus oxytocin releasing neuroendocrine magnocellular neuron +, Hypothalamus vasopressin neuroendocrine magnocellular neuron +, Neuroendocrine motor magnocellular neurosecretory cell + Located in
Diencephalon of WHS11 +, Hypothalamus of ABA 2009 +, Hypothalamus of WHS11 + PartiallyOverlapsWith


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