supraoculomotor nucleus
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The term supraoculomotor nucleus refers to a group of neurons in the midbrain tegmentum, dorsal to the oculomotor nuclear complex and ventral to the supraoculomotor cap. It is found in the human ( Paxinos-2012 ), macaque ( Paxinos-2009a ), rat ( Paxinos-2009b ), and mouse ( Franklin-2008 ). Some authors consider it part of the periaqueductal gray ( Paxinos-2012 ).

Also known as: supraoculomotor periaqueductal grayNeuroNames ID : 1126


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