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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uberon_slim, pheno_slim

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
  • pars compacta substantiae nigrae
  • substantia nigra compact part
  • substantia nigra, compact part
  • compact part of substantia nigra
  • substantia nigra compacta
  • pars compacta
  • SNpc
has related synonym
  • pars compacta of substantia nigra
  • substantia nigra, compact division
  • substantia nigra, pars compacta
  • nucleus substantiae nigrae, pars compacta
id
  • UBERON:0001965