Nuclei in the ventral part of the thalamus, involved in modulating activity of dorsal thalamic nuclei. [ https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0471888893 ]

Synonyms: ventral nuclear group of thalamus ventral nuclear group ventral nuclear mass ventral tier thalamic nuclei nuclei ventrales thalami ventral nuclei of thalamus dorsal thalamus, ventral group ventral group of dorsal thalamus

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim

abbreviation
VNG [ BIRNLEX:1669 NIFSTD:NeuroNames_abbrevSource ]

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1b/ThalamicNuclei.png

external definition

The ventral nuclear group is a collection of nuclei on the ventral side of the thalamus. According to MeSH, it consists of the following: ventral anterior nucleus ventral lateral nucleus ventral posterior nucleus [WP,unvetted][Wikipedia:Ventral_nuclear_group].

external ontology notes

consider splitting nucleus from nuclear group (FMA has 'nucleus of subthalamus') - but note this is also treated as a nucleus (singular) in FMA. ZFA:0005576 represents an individual nucleus within the group

has related synonym

ventral thalamus nucleus

ventral group of the dorsal thalamus

ventral dorsal thalamic nuclear group

id

UBERON:0002776