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

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

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

latin term
nucleus supraopticus hypothalami [ NeuroNames:385 ]

SO [ NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource BIRNLEX:1411 ]

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nucleus tangentialis (Riley)

nucleus supraopticus

supraoptic nucleus proper (Lenhossek)

nucleus supraopticus hypothalami

supraoptic nucleus, general

supraoptic nucleus, proper