NeuroNames Ontology and Standard Nomenclature

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DOWNLOAD NeuroNames Ontology and Standard Nomenclature of some 3000 central nervous system structures in the human, macaque, rat and mouse. This JSON version includes: 1) a set of unique Standard Terms for controlled vocabularies that enable unambiguous neuroanatomical tagging and indexing of data in websites and databases; 2) Synonyms for interpretation of search queries in multiple terminologies, including a comprehensive set of English and Latin terms found in major textbooks, research publications and brain atlases as well as terms for the most common brain structures in six other languages: French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Russian and Spanish; 3) operational Definitions of all structures (the feature of NeuroNames that makes it an ontology as well as a nomenclature); 4) Parents of structures in several different hierarchical models of neuroanatomical organization; 5) URLs to BrainInfo pages with links to further information on structures. The JSON file is updated as information is added to BrainInfo/NeuroNames.

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