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

Synonyms: preoptic region of hypothalamus preoptic nuclei

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, vertebrate_core

abbreviation
POA [ BIRNLEX:1706 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

latin term
nuclei preoptici [ NeuroNames:377 ]

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 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]