one of the circumventricular organs of the brain. The OVLT is outside the blood brain barrier, and so neurons in this region can respond to factors that are present in the systemic circulation. [ https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=3474225&group_id=76834&atid=1205376 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organum_vasculosum_of_the_lamina_terminalis ]

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Term information

abbreviation
SoC [ BIRNLEX:1400 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

latin term
organum vasculosum laminae terminalis [ FMA:TA FMA:62315 ]

latin term
organum vasculosum lamina terminalis [ NLXANAT:100313 ]

abbreviation
OVLT [ BIRNLEX:1400 ]

latin term
organum vasculosum of lamina terminalis [ NeuroNames:383 ]

definition

one of the circumventricular organs of the brain. The OVLT is outside the blood brain barrier, and so neurons in this region can respond to factors that are present in the systemic circulation.

external ontology notes

NIF has two classes here; Editor note: consider relationship to lamina terminalis

has exact synonym

organum vasculosum laminae terminalis

prechiasmatic gland

OVLT

organum vasculosum lamina terminalis

vascular organ of lamina terminalis

has related synonym

organum vasculosum of lamina terminalis

organum vasculosum

vascular organ of the lamina terminalis

olfactory ventricle (olfactory part of lateral ventricle)

id

UBERON:0002689