Area of the forebrain between the anterior commissure and optic chiasm. [ http://zfin.org/curator http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preoptic_area ]

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, vertebrate_core

latin term
nuclei preoptici [ NeuroNames:377 ]

abbreviation
POA [ NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource BIRNLEX:1706 ]

definition

Area of the forebrain between the anterior commissure and optic chiasm.

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8c/HypothalamicNuclei.PNG

external definition

Area of the forebrain anterior to the posterior tuberculum and the hypothalamus and ventral to the ventral thalamus. See Figure 7, Atlas of Early Zebrafish Brain Development.[TAO]

has exact synonym

preoptic region of hypothalamus

preoptic nuclei

has related synonym

area preoptica

area hypothalamica rostralis

preoptic hypothalamic region

area praeoptica

regio hypothalamica anterior

nuclei preoptici

preoptic hypothalamic area

preoptic region

id

UBERON:0001928

present in taxon

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_7742

taxon notes

Located in the hypothalamus in amniotes[PMC4038951]