* An ovoid densely packed collection of small cells of the anterior hypothalamus lying close to the midline in a shallow impression of the optic chiasm. (MSH) * small group of nerve cell bodies in the supraoptic region of the hypothalamus, just above the optic chiasm; influences rhythmic aspects of hypothalamic functions in many vertebrate species. (CSP). [ BIRNLEX : 1325 ]

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Term information

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Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

abbreviation
SCN [ NIFSTD : NeuroNames_abbrevSource BIRNLEX : 1325 ]
latin term
nucleus suprachiasmaticus hypothalami [ NeuroNames : 384 ]
abbreviation
SCh [ NIFSTD : NeuroNames_abbrevSource BIRNLEX : 1325 ]
definition
  • * An ovoid densely packed collection of small cells of the anterior hypothalamus lying close to the midline in a shallow impression of the optic chiasm. (MSH) * small group of nerve cell bodies in the supraoptic region of the hypothalamus, just above the optic chiasm; influences rhythmic aspects of hypothalamic functions in many vertebrate species. (CSP).
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8c/HypothalamicNuclei.PNG
has exact synonym
  • suprachiasmatic nucleus of hypothalamus
has related synonym
  • nucleus suprachiasmaticus hypothalami
  • nucleus suprachiasmaticus
  • suprachiasmatic nucleus (Spiegel-Zwieg)
  • SCN
id
  • UBERON:0002034