laterodorsal tegmental nucleus
Acronym: LdTg
The term laterodorsal tegmental nucleus refers to a group of nerve cells in the dorsal midbrain tegmentum and the pontine tegmentum at the level of the junction of midbrain and pons. It is found in the human ( Crosby-1962 ), the macaque ( Paxinos-2009a ), the rat ( Swanson-2004 ) and the mouse ( Franklin-2008 ). Functionally it is part of the behavioral state system ( Swanson-2004 ).

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

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