Nucleus of the medial ventral tegmental area, originally identified in the rat but also in cat, monkey and human, comprising an average of 7% volume of the VTA across the different species, with the largest being present in the cat. [ NLX:144319 ]

Synonyms: anterior linear nucleus RLi

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editor note

Brain Info does not list the linear nuclei as part of the ventral tegmental area but as a co-area of the midbrain tegmentum. Am assuming the rostral linear nucleus of the raphe is synonymous, but needs further review. (NIF)

has related synonym

rostral linear nucleus of the raphe