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 ]

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Subsets

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abbreviation
SO [ BIRNLEX : 1411 NIFSTD : NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]
latin term
nucleus tangentialis (Riley) [ NeuroNames : 385 ]
latin term
nucleus supraopticus hypothalami [ NeuroNames : 385 ]
definition
  • 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].
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 exact synonym
  • nucleus supraopticus
  • supra-optic nucleus
  • supraoptic nucleus of hypothalamus
has related synonym
  • nucleus tangentialis (Riley)
  • nucleus supraopticus
  • supraoptic nucleus proper (Lenhossek)
  • nucleus supraopticus hypothalami
  • supraoptic nucleus, proper
  • supraoptic nucleus, general
id
  • UBERON:0001929