basal forebrain
Acronym: BFB
The term basal forebrain refers to a set of structures in the rostral ventromedial part of the cerebral hemisphere. It includes the substantia innominata, basal nucleus, olfactory tubercle, islands of Calleja and parts of the striatum and globus pallidus. It extends caudally into pars reticulata of the substantia nigra and rostrally includes the nucleus accumbens, nucleus of the diagonal band, nucleus of stria terminalis and septal nuclei ( Mai-2004 ). Updated 13 Jun 2024.

Also known as: basal forebrain areaNeuroNames ID : 1997

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