The portion of the hypothalamus located generally internal to the region of the infundibulum. [ http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com ]

Synonyms: area hypothalamica intermedia intermediate hypothalamic area

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Term information

abbreviation
IHR [ NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource BIRNLEX:1015 ]

latin term
regio hypothalamica intermedia [ NeuroNames:392 ]

latin term
area hypothalamica intermedia [ FMA:TA FMA:62028 ]

curator notes

See notes for pars intermedia of adenohypophysis.

external definition

Brain structure that lies perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the embryonic neural tube, is continuous with the rostral hypothalamic proliferation and whose most lateral extent is deflected dorsally within the inferior lobe.[TAO]

has related synonym

middle hypothalamus
medial hypothalamus
regio hypothalamica intermedia
intermediate hypothalamus

id

UBERON:0002555

taxon notes

In humans it contains the following nuclei: dorsal nucleus [TA] (nucleus dorsalis hypothalami [TA]), parts of the dorsomedial nucleus [TA] (nucleus dorsomedialis [TA]), arcuate nucleus [TA] (nucleus arcuatus [TA]), posterior periventricular nucleus [TA] (nucleus periventricularis posterior [TA]), retrochiasmatic area [TA] (area retrochiasmatica [TA]), lateral tuberal nuclei [TA] (nuclei tuberales laterales [TA]), and ventromedial nucleus [TA] (nucleus ventromedialis hypothalami