The lateral preoptic nucleus is lateral to the medial preoptic nucleus. It also mediates non-REM sleep onset.[WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preoptic_area#Lateral_preoptic_nucleus ]

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Term information

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latin term
nucleus preopticus lateralis [ NeuroNames:381 ]

latin term
area preoptica lateralis [ NeuroNames:381 ]

latin term
nucleus praeopticus lateralis [ NeuroNames:381 ]

abbreviation
LPO [ NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource BIRNLEX:1722 ]

latin term
area praeoptica lateralis [ NeuroNames:381 ]

definition

The lateral preoptic nucleus is lateral to the medial preoptic nucleus. It also mediates non-REM sleep onset.[WP,unvetted].

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8c/HypothalamicNuclei.PNG

has exact synonym

lateral preoptic area

lateral preoptic hypothalamic nucleus

has related synonym

nucleus preopticus lateralis

area praeoptica lateralis

nucleus praeopticus lateralis

area preoptica lateralis

id

UBERON:0001931