anteroventral periventricular nucleus
Acronym: AVPe
The term anteroventral periventricular nucleus refers to one of two periventricular nuclei demonstrated by Nissl stain in the anterior hypothalamic region. The other is the preoptic periventricular nucleus. The anteroventral nucleus is located ventrally in the wall of the optic recess in the human ( Saper-2004 ), the rat ( Swanson-2004 ), and mouse ( Dong-2004 ). It is not labeled in standard macaque brain atlases ( Paxinos-2009a ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 382


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