* 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) [ ]

Synonyms: suprachiasmatic nucleus of hypothalamus

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

latin term
nucleus suprachiasmaticus hypothalami [ NeuroNames:384 ]

abbreviation
SCh [ BIRNLEX:1325 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

abbreviation
SCN [ BIRNLEX:1325 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8c/HypothalamicNuclei.PNG

has related synonym

nucleus suprachiasmaticus hypothalami
nucleus suprachiasmaticus
suprachiasmatic nucleus (Spiegel-Zwieg)
SCN

id

UBERON:0002034