Medical Definition of Nucleus supraopticus hypothalami

1. A large-celled neurosecretory nucleus in the hypothalamus, located over the lateral border of the optic tract, from which the supraopticohypophysial tract arises; its neurons produce and transport vasopressin released into the general circulation from the axon terminals in the supraopticohypophysial tract. Synonym: nucleus supraopticus hypothalami, supraoptic nucleus. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleus Supraopticus Hypothalami

nucleus paraventricularis
nucleus posterior hypothalami
nucleus preopticus lateralis
nucleus preopticus medialis
nucleus pulposus
nucleus pyramidalis
nucleus reticularis thalami
nucleus ruber
nucleus salivatorius inferior
nucleus salivatorius superior
nucleus sensorius principalis nervi trigemini
nucleus sensorius superior nervi trigemini
nucleus spinalis nervi accessorii
nucleus subthalamicus
nucleus suprachiasmatica
nucleus supraopticus hypothalami (current term)
nucleus tecti
nucleus thoracicus
nucleus tractus mesencephali nervi trigemini
nucleus tractus solitarii
nucleus tractus spinalis nervi trigemini
nucleus ventralis anterior thalami
nucleus ventralis corporis trapezoidei
nucleus ventralis intermedius thalami
nucleus ventralis lateralis
nucleus ventralis posterior intermedius thalami
nucleus ventralis posterior thalami
nucleus ventralis posterolateralis thalami
nucleus ventralis posteromedialis thalami
nucleus ventralis thalami

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