magnocellular neuroendocrine cell groups
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The term magnocellular neuroendocrine cell groups refers to a set of substructures of the anterior hypothalamic region and the intermediate hypothalamic region defined on the basis of connectivity and function. They include the supraoptic nucleus, paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus, parts of the neurohypophysis and other nuclei. Functionally they belong to the subcortical motor system ( Swanson-2004 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 2920


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