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]. [ https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=3474225&group_id=76834&atid=1205376 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supraoptic_nucleus ]

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

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
nucleus supraopticus hypothalami [ NeuroNames:385 ]

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

abbreviation
SO [ BIRNLEX:1411 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d7/SONss.jpg
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/d/d7/SONss.jpg/200px-SONss.jpg

has related synonym

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

id

UBERON:0001929