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

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, vertebrate_core

abbreviation
POA [ NIFSTD : NeuroNames_abbrevSource BIRNLEX : 1706 ]
latin term
nuclei preoptici [ NeuroNames : 377 ]
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
  • preoptic region
  • nuclei preoptici
  • preoptic hypothalamic area
  • regio hypothalamica anterior
  • area preoptica
  • preoptic hypothalamic region
  • area praeoptica
  • area hypothalamica rostralis
id
  • UBERON:0001928
present in taxon
  • http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCBITaxon_7742
taxon notes
  • Located in the hypothalamus in amniotes[PMC4038951]