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 ]

Synonyms: arcuate nucleus arcuate nucleus-2 infundibular hypothalamic nucleus arcuate hypothalamic nucleus infundibular nucleus infundibular periventricular nucleus nucleus arcuatus arcuate periventricular nucleus

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Term information

Subsets

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

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

abbreviation
ArcH [ BIRNLEX:1638 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

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

latin term
nucleus infundibularis hypothalami [ NeuroNames:395 ]

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 related synonym

nucleus infundibularis hypothalami
nucleus semilunaris
nucleus arcuatus hypothalami
nucleus infundibularis
nucleus arcuatus (hypothalamus)
arcuate nucleus of the hypothalamus

id

UBERON:0001932