lateral tuberal nuclei
Acronym: LTu
The term lateral tuberal nuclei refers to several clusters of small somatostatin-staining neurons embedded at the base of the lateral hypothalamic area at the level of the intermediate hypothalamic region in the human ( Saper-2012 ) and the macaque ( Martin-2000 ). They are different from the lateral tuberal nucleus ( Carpenter-1983; Saper-2012 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 428


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