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

Synonyms: preoptic region of hypothalamus preoptic nuclei

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Term information


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POA [ BIRNLEX:1706 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

latin term
nuclei preoptici [ NeuroNames:377 ]

depicted by

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 related synonym

area preoptica

area hypothalamica rostralis

preoptic hypothalamic region

area praeoptica

regio hypothalamica anterior

nuclei preoptici

preoptic hypothalamic area

preoptic region



present in taxon

taxon notes

Located in the hypothalamus in amniotes[PMC4038951]