retrorubral area of midbrain reticular nucleus

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The term retrorubral area of the midbrain reticular nucleus refers to a region of the rat brain caudal and dorsal to the ventral tegmental area. It is one of three parts of the midbrain reticular nucleus; the other two are the magnocellular part of the midbrain reticular nucleus and the parvicellular part of the midbrain reticular nucleus (Swanson-2004). BrainInfo distinguishes between the Retrorubral area of the midbrain reticular formation and the retrorubral nucleus. [ NLXANAT:20090301 ]

Synonyms: midbrain reticular nucleus, retrorubral area retrorubral area

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Term information

latin term
area orbitalis interna [ NeuroNames:1036 ]

has broad synonym

A8

retrorubal field

has related synonym

retrorubral nucleus

area 11 of Brodmann (guenon)

retrorubral field

area orbitalis interna

midbraiin reticular nucleus, retrorubral area

brodmann's area 11

id

UBERON:0011172