Description

The posterior neuromere of the forebrain that gives rise to the optic cups, epithalamus, thalamus,  ventral thalamus and hypothalmus.


Ontology
 

is part of: forebrain

has parts: caudal tuberculum, diencephalic white matter, epithalamus, hypophysis, hypothalamus, optic stalk, preoptic area, pretectum, synencephalon, thalamus, third ventricle



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Transgenic Lines/Antibodies that label this brain region


Key Publications