nucleus posterior hypothalami

nucleus posterior hypothalami
[TA] posterior nucleus of hypothalamus posterior hypothalamic nucleus: a nucleus of nerve cells in the posterior hypothalamic region, above the lateral and medial nuclei of the mammillary body; it has major brainstem connections via periventricular fibers and the dorsal longitudinal fasciculus.

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