ventral premammillary nucleus
The term ventral premammillary nucleus refers to one of two premammillary nuclei in the macaque ( Bleier-1984 ), the rat ( Swanson-1998 ) and the mouse ( Hof-2000 ). The other is the dorsal premammillary nucleus. Neither of the premammillary nuclei is discernable by Nissl stain in the human ( Saper-2004 ). Functionally it is part of the behavior control column of the subcortical motor system ( Swanson-2004 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 1509

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