A group of neuron cell bodies that form a thin, caplike configuration over the dorsolateral aspect of the crus cerebri; many of its cells are acetylcholinesterase positive. [ http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=61630 ]

Synonyms: peripeduncular nucleus of pons

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

latin term
nucleus peripeduncularis [ NeuroNames:520 ]

latin term
nucleus peripeduncularis thalami [ NeuroNames:520 ]

PPd [ BIRNLEX:1474 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

external ontology notes

FMA and NIF support this being part of midbrain tegmentum; MA places this in the thalamus and ABA supports thalamus. todo - check. for now we take a conservative position and assert overlaps for both rather than part of

has related synonym

nucleus peripeduncularis thalami

nucleus peripeduncularis