The supraoptic nucleus (SON) is a nucleus of magnocellular neurosecretory cells in the hypothalamus of the mammalian brain. The nucleus is situated at the base of the brain, adjacent to the optic chiasm. [WP,unvetted]. [ ]

Synonyms: nucleus supraopticus supra-optic nucleus supraoptic nucleus of hypothalamus

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latin term
nucleus supraopticus hypothalami [ NeuroNames:385 ]

latin term
nucleus tangentialis (Riley) [ NeuroNames:385 ]

SO [ BIRNLEX:1411 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

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nucleus tangentialis (Riley)
supraoptic nucleus proper (Lenhossek)
nucleus supraopticus
nucleus supraopticus hypothalami
supraoptic nucleus, proper
supraoptic nucleus, general