Diencephalic nucleus that is part of the superficial pretectum and is rostrally contiguous with the magnocellular superficial pretectal nucleus. Cells of the caudal pretectal nucleus are slightly smaller and less orderly around a central neuropil than those of the magnocellular superficial pretectal nucleus. From Neuroanatomy of the Zebrafish Brain. [ ZFA:0000631 ]

Synonyms: caudal pretectal nuclei

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Term information

database cross reference
  • ZFA:0000631
  • TAO:0000631
plural term
caudal pretectal nuclei [ ZFA:0000631 ]

has related synonym

posterior pretectal nucleus

nucleus glomerulosus



present in taxon