Regional part of substantia nigra consisting of a densely packed region of cells, more or less dorsal to the pars reticulata, but extending into the pars reticulata in some species. The dominant neurotransmitter used by pars compacta neurons is dopamine. Pars compacta neurons are pigmented in many species (MM). [ BIRNLEX:990 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

abbreviation
SNC [ NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource BIRNLEX:990 ]

latin term
substantia nigra, pars compacta [ NeuroNames:537 ]

latin term
nucleus substantiae nigrae, pars compacta [ NeuroNames:537 ]

latin term
pars compacta substantiae nigrae [ FMA:TA FMA:62907 ]

definition

Regional part of substantia nigra consisting of a densely packed region of cells, more or less dorsal to the pars reticulata, but extending into the pars reticulata in some species. The dominant neurotransmitter used by pars compacta neurons is dopamine. Pars compacta neurons are pigmented in many species (MM).

has exact synonym

substantia nigra compacta

substantia nigra compact part

pars compacta substantiae nigrae

substantia nigra, compact part

SNpc

pars compacta

compact part of substantia nigra

has related synonym

pars compacta of substantia nigra

substantia nigra, compact division

nucleus substantiae nigrae, pars compacta

substantia nigra, pars compacta

id

UBERON:0001965