Regional part of substantia nigra consisting of loosely packed cells, generally located ventral and lateral to the pars compacta. Many cells in this region use GABA as a neurotransmitter (MM). [ ]

Synonyms: reticular part of substantia nigra nucleus substantiae nigrae, pars reticularis substantia nigra, reticular part pars reticularis substantiae nigrae pars reticulata pars reticularis substantia nigra, pars diffusa

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Term information

Subsets

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latin term
substantia nigra, pars diffusa [ FMA:62908 FMA:TA ]

latin term
pars reticularis substantiae nigrae [ FMA:TA FMA:62908 ]

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

abbreviation
SNPR [ MP:0000836 ]

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

latin term
pars reticularis [ FMA:TA FMA:62908 ]

abbreviation
SNR [ BIRNLEX:968 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

latin term
nucleus substantiae nigrae, pars reticularis [ FMA:TA FMA:62908 ]

comment

the cells of pars reticulata bear a strong structural and functional resemblance to the inner segment of the globus pallidus

has related synonym

substantia nigra, reticular division
pars compacta of substantia nigra
substantia nigra reticular part
substantia nigra, pars reticulata
nucleus substantiae nigrae, pars compacta
substantia nigra, pars compacta

id

UBERON:0001966