Any nucleus found in the central pretectum. [ ]

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Term information

database cross reference
  • TAO:0000635
  • ZFA:0000635
latin term
nucleus praetectalis centralis [ ZFA:0000635 ]


Any nucleus found in the central pretectum.

external definition

Diencephalic nucleus that is part of the central pretectum and is dorsal to the magnocellular superficial pretectal nucleus and the caudal pretectal nucleus. From Neuroanatomy of the Zebrafish Brain.

has exact synonym

nucleus praetectalis centralis



present in taxon

taxon notes

Lateral to the posterior commissure in Squalimorphi due to lateral movements of neurons during pretectal development[ISBN:0471888893]

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