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Category:Mammillary body
Abbrev mmb, MB  +
AbbrevSource NeuroNames_abbrevSource  +
AfferentProjections Presubiculum +, Postsubiculum +, Parasubiculum +, Septum +, Supramammillary nucleus +, Tuberomammillary nucleus +, Ventral tegmental nucleus +, Dorsal tegmental nucleus +
Created 19 August 2007  +
CurationStatus uncurated  +
Definition One of two hemispherical bulges on the base of the posterior hypothalamus (Butler and Hodos, Comparative Vertebrate Neuroanatomy, 2nd ed., 2005, pg 455).
EditorialNote Brain Info/Neuronames lists the mammillary body as a superficial feature of the posterior hypothalamus. However, the MSH definition clearly indicates that it is the nuclei that it refers to. Needs review.
EfferentProjections Anterior medial nucleus of thalamus +, Anterior ventral nucleus of the thalamus +, Anterior dorsal nucleus of the thalamus +, Ventral tegmental nucleus +, Dorsal tegmental nucleus +
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. PONS brain region  +
Has role Spatial memory +, Relay of theta activity to hippocampal formation +
Id birnlex_865  +
Is part of Posterior hypothalamic region +
Label Mammillary body  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2 February 2015 02:21:51  +
ModifiedDate 2 February 2015  +
NeuronamesLink  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. PONS brain region  +
SuperCategory Regional part of brain  +
Umlscui C0024670, C1305759  +
Categories Regional part of brain
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Lateral mammillary nucleus +, Medial mammillary nucleus + Is part of
Mammillary body of ABA 2009 + PartiallyOverlapsWith


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