parvicellular neuroendocrine cell groups
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The term parvicellular 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 in the rat. They include the arcuate nucleus of the hypothalamus and parts of the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus, periventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus and neurohypophysis. Functionally they belong to the neuroendocrine motor zone of the subcortical motor system ( Swanson-2004 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 2921


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