midbrain tegmentum
Acronym: MTg
The term midbrain tegmentum refers to the part of the cerebral peduncle located dorsal to the substantia nigra in the midbrain ( Carpenter-1983 ). Defined by dissection, it is found in all vertebrates ( Swanson-2015 ).

Also known as: mesencephalic tegmentum, tegmentum of midbrain, Tegmentum mesencephaliNeuroNames ID : 491

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