The arcuate nucleus (or infundibular nucleus) is an aggregation of neurons in the mediobasal hypothalamus, adjacent to the third ventricle and the median eminence. The arcuate nucleus includes several important populations of neurons, including: Neuroendocrine neurons, Centrally-projecting neurons and Others. [WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arcuate_nucleus ]

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim

latin term
nucleus arcuatus (hypothalamus) [ NeuroNames:395 ]

latin term
nucleus infundibularis hypothalami [ NeuroNames:395 ]

latin term
nucleus arcuatus [ FMA:62329 FMA:TA ]

latin term
nucleus arcuatus hypothalami [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arcuate_nucleus ]

abbreviation
ArcH [ NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource BIRNLEX:1638 ]

definition

The arcuate nucleus (or infundibular nucleus) is an aggregation of neurons in the mediobasal hypothalamus, adjacent to the third ventricle and the median eminence. The arcuate nucleus includes several important populations of neurons, including: Neuroendocrine neurons, Centrally-projecting neurons and Others. [WP,unvetted].

depicted by

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

external ontology notes

the semantics of the BTO class arcuate nucleus are not clear

has exact synonym

arcuate nucleus

arcuate nucleus-2

arcuate hypothalamic nucleus

infundibular hypothalamic nucleus

infundibular nucleus

infundibular periventricular nucleus

arcuate periventricular nucleus

nucleus arcuatus

has related synonym

nucleus infundibularis hypothalami

nucleus semilunaris

nucleus arcuatus hypothalami

nucleus infundibularis

nucleus arcuatus (hypothalamus)

arcuate nucleus of the hypothalamus

id

UBERON:0001932