subparaventricular zone
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The term subparaventricular zone refers a narrow area between the periventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus and the anterior hypothalamic area ventral to the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus. It is found in the rat ( Swanson-1998 ) and the mouse ( Paxinos-2001 ). It is not shown in brain atlases of the human ( Saper-2012 ) and the macaque ( Paxinos-2009a ). Functionally it is part of the behavioral state system ( Swanson-2004 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 1869


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