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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

A Archistriatum
AA Archistriatum Anterior
AAc Central Nucleus of the Anterior Archistriatum
Ac Nucleus Accumbens
AL Ansa Lenticularis
ALA Nucleus Ansae Lenticularis Anterior
Ald Archistriatum Intermedium, pars dorsalis
ALP Nucleus Ansae Lenticularis Posterior
Alv Archistriatum Intermedium, pars ventralis
Am Amygdala
Am Archistriatum Mediale
AM Nucleus Anterior Medialis Hypothalami
An Nucleus Angularis
Ap Archistriatum Posterior
AP Area Pretectalis
APa Area Postrema
APH Area Parahippocampalis
AQ Aqueductus Mesencephali
Area X Area X of the Paleostriatum
Av Nucleus Avalanche
AVT Area Ventralis

B

Bas Nucleus Basalis (not same as mammalian)
BC Brachium Conjunctivum
BCA Brachium Conjunctivum Ascendens
BCD Brachium Conjunctivum Descendens
BCS Brachium Colliculi Superioris
BO Bulbous Olfactorius

C

CA Commissura Anterior
Cb Cerebellum
CbI Nucleus Cerebellaris Internus
CbIM Nucleus Cerebellaris Intermedius
CbIvm Nucleus Cerebellaris Internus, pars ventromedialis
CbL Nucleus Cerebellaris Lateralis
CC Canalis Centralis
CC

Cingulate Cortex

CCV Commissura Cerebellaris Ventralis
CDL Area Corticoidea Dorsolateralis
CE Nucleus Cuneatus Externus
CH Tractus Corticohabenularis
CHCS Tractus Cortico-Habenularis et Cortico-septalis
CIO Capsula Interna Occipitalis
CL Nucleus Cervicalis Lateralis
CLHV Audolateral Hyperstriatum Ventrale
CMHV Caudomedial Hyperstriatum Ventrale
CMOd Nucleus Centralis Medullae Oblongatae, pars dorsalis
CMOv Nucleus Centralis Medullae Oblongatae, pars ventralis
CN Caudal Neostriatum
Co Nucleus Commissuralis
CO Chiasmia Opticum
CP Commissura Posterior
CPa Commissura Pallii
CPi Cortex Piriformis
CPP Cortex Prepiriformis
CS Nucleus Centralis Superior
CT Commissura Tectalis
CTz Corpus Trapezoideum

D

D Nucleus of Darkschewitsch; Nucleus Paragrisealis Centralis Mesencephali
D IV Decussatio Nervi Trochlearis
DA Tractus Dorso-Archistriaticus
DBC Decussatio Brachiorum Conjunctivorum
DIP Nucleus Dorsointermedius Posterior Thalami
DLA Nucleus Dorsolateralis Anterior Thalami
DLAl Nucleus Dorsolateralis Anterior Thalami, pars lateralis
DLAm Nucleus Dorsolateralis Anterior Thalami, pars medialis
DLAmc Nucleus Dorsolateralis Anterior Thalami, pars magnocellularis
DLM Medial Nucleus of the Dorsolateral Thalamus
DLP Nucleus Dorsolateralis Posterior Thalami
DM Dorsomedial Nucleus of ICo
DMA Nucleus Dorsomedialis Anterior Thalami
DMm Magnocellular Nucleus of the Dorsomedial Thalamus
DMN Nucleus Dorsomedialis Hypothalami
DMP Nucleus Dorsomedialis Posterior Thalami
DMT Dorsal Medial Nucleus of the Thalamus
DS Decussatio Supraoptica
DSD Decussatio Supraoptica Dorsalis
DSM Decussatio Supramamillaris
DSv Nucleus Decussationis Supraopticae, pars ventralis
DSV Decussatio Supraoptica Ventralis

E

E Ectostriatum
EP Cingulum Periectostriatale
EW Nucleus of Edinger-Westphal; Nucleus Nervi Oculomotorii, pars accessoria

F

F Fornix
FA Tractus Fronto-Archistriaticus
FD Funiculus Dorsalis
FDB Fasciculus Diagonalis Brocae
FL Field L
FLM Fasciculus Longitudinalis Medialis
FLO Flocculus
FLt Funiculus Lateralis
FPL Fasciculus Prosencephali Lateralis
FPM Fasciculus Prosencephali Medialis
FRL Formatio Reticularis Lateralis Mesencephali
FRM Formatio Reticularis Medialis Mesencephali
FT Tractus Frontothalamicus et Tractus Thalamofrontalis
FU Fasciculus Uncinatus
FUm Fasciculus Uncinatus, pars medialis
FV Funiculus Ventralis

G

GC Nuclei Gracilis et Cuneatus
GCt Substantia Grisea Centralis
GLdp Nucleus Geniculatus Lateralis, pars dorsalis principalis
GLv Nucleus Geniculatus Lateralis, pars ventralis

H

HA Hyperstriatum Accessorium
HD Hyperstriatum Dorsale
HIP Tractus Habenulointerpeduncularis
HIS Hyperstriatum Intercalatum Supremum
HL Nucleus Habenularis Lateralis
HM Nucleus Habenularis Medialis
Hp Hippocampus
HV Hyperstriatum Ventrale
HVC High Vocal Center
HVd Hyperstriatum Ventrale, pars dorsalis
HVv Hyperstriatum Ventrale, pars ventralis
HVo Oval Nucleus of the Anterior Hyperstriatum Ventrale

I

IC Nucleus Intercalatus
ICH Nucleus Intercalatus Hypothalami
ICo Nucleus Intercollicularis
ICT Nucleus Intercalatus Thalami
IF Tractus Infundibuli
IH Nucleus Inferioris Hypothalami
Imc Nucleus Isthmi, pars Magnocellularis
IN Nucleus Infundibuli Hypothalami
IN Intermediate Neostriatum
INP Nucleus Intrapeduncularis
IO Nucleus Isthmo-Opticus
IP Nucleus Interpeduncularis
Ipc Nucleus Isthmi, pars parvocellularis
IPS Nucleus Interstitio-Pretecto-Subprectectalis
IS Nucleus Interstitialis

J

K

L

L Lingula; Vinculum Lingulae
L1, L2, L3 subdivisions of auditory Field L
La Nucleus Laminaris
LA Nucleus Lateralis Anterior Thalami
LAD Lamina Archistriatalis Dorsalis
LC Nucleus Linearis Caudalis
LFS Lamina Frontalis Superior
LFSM Lamina Frontalis Suprema
LH Lamina Hyperstriatica
LHy Regio Lateralis Hypothalami
LL Lateral Lemniscus
LLd Nucleus Lemnisci Lateralis, pars dorsalis
LLi Nucleus Lemnisci Lateralis, pars intermedia
LLv Nucleus Lemnisci Lateralis, pars ventralis
LM Lemniscus Medialis
LMD Lamina Medullaris Dorsalis
LMmc Nucleus Lentiformis Mesencephali, pars magnocellularus
LMpc Nucleus Lentiformis Mesencephali, pars parvocellularis
LO Tractus Lamino-Olivaris
LoC Locus Ceruleus
LPO Lobus Paraolfactorius
LPOm Magnocellular Nucleus of the Parolfactory Lobe
LS Lemniscus Spinalis
LSO Organum Septi Laterale
LT Lamina Terminalis

M

MAN Magnocellular Nucleus of the Anterior Neostriatum
MC Motor Cortex
MCC Nucleus Magnocellularis Cochlearis
MD Medial Dorsal Nucleus of the Thalamus
ME Eminentia Mediana
ML Nucleus Mamillaris Lateralis
MLd Nucleus Mesencephalicus Lateralis, pars dorsalis
MM Nucleus Mamillaris Medialis
Mn V Nucleus Motorius Nervi Trigemini
Mn VII d Nucleus Motorius Nervi Facialis, pars dorsalis
Mn VII v Nucleus Motorius Nervi Facialis, pars ventralis
Mn X Nucleus Motorius Dorsalis Nervi Vagi
MPOd Nucleus Magnocellularis Preopticus, pars dorsalis
MPOm Nucleus Magnocellularis Preopticus, pars medialis
MPOv Nucleus Magnocellularis Preopticus, pars ventralis
MPv Nucleus Mesencephalicus Profundus, pars ventralis

N

n IV Nucleus Nervi Trochlearis
n V M Nucleus Mesencephalicus Nervi Trigemini
n VI Nucleus Nervi Abducentis
n IX Nucleus Nervi Glossopharyngei
n IX-X Nucleus Nervi Glossopharyngei et Nucleus Motorius Dorsalis Nervi Vagi
n XI Nucleus Nervi Accessorii
n XII Nucleus Nervi Hypoglossi
nBOR Nucleus Opticus Basalis; Nucleus Ectomamillaris
nCPA Nucleus Commissurae Pallii
nDBC Nucleus Decussationis Brachiorum Conjunctivorum
nI Nucleus Intramedialis
nPr V Nucleus Sensorius Principalis Nervi Trigemini
nST Nucleus Striae Terminalis
nTSM Nucleus Tractus Septomesencephalicus
nXIIts Tracheosyringeal Portion of the Hypoglossal Nucleus
N Neostriatum
N III Nervus Oculomotorius
N IV Nervus Trochlearis
N V Nervus Trigeminus
N VI Nervus Abducens
N VII Nervus Facialis
N VIII c Nervus Octavus, pars cochlearis
N VIII v Nervus Octavus, pars vestibularis
N IX-X Nervi Glossopharyngeus et Vagus
N X Nervus Vagus
N XII Nervus Hypoglossus
NAo Oval Nucleus of the Anterior Neostriatum
NC Neostriatum Caudale
NCM Caudomedial Neostriatum
NF Neostriatum Frontale
NH Neurohypophysis
NI Neostriatum Intermedium
NIf Nucleus Interfacialis
NLc Central Nucleus of the Lateral Neostriatum

O

OA Nucleus Olfactorius Anterior
OI Nucleus Olivaris Inferior
OM Tractus Occipitomesencephalicus
OMd Nucleus Nervi Oculomotorii, pars dorsalis
OMdl Nucleus Nervi Oculomotorii, pars dorsolateralis
OMdm Nucleus Nervi Oculomotorii, pars dorsomedialis
OMv Nucleus Nervi Oculomotorii, pars ventralis
OS Nucleus Olivaris Superior
OV Nucleus Ovoidalis
OVLT Organum Vasculosum Lamina Terminalis

P

P Corpus Pineale
PA Paleostriatum Augmentatum
Pap Nucleus Papillioformis
PBv Nucleus Parabrachialis, pars ventralis
PC Caudal Paleostriatum
PCVL Plexus Choroideus Ventriculi Lateralis
PCV III Plexus Choroideus Ventriculi Tertii
PH Plexus of Horsley
PHN Nucleus Perventricularis Hypothalami
Pi Globus Pallidus, internal segment
PL Nucleus Pontis Lateralis
PLCV Processus Lateralis Cerebello-vesticularis
PM Nucleus Pontis Medialis
PMI Nucleus Paramedianus Internus Thalami
PMM Nucleus Premamillaris
POD Nucleus Preopticus Dorsolateralis
POM Nucleus Preopticus Medialis
POP Nucleus Preopticus Periventricularis
PP Paleostriatum Primitivum
PPC Nucleus Principalis Precommissuralis
PST Tractus Pretecto-Subpretectalis
PT Nucleus Pretectalis
PTD Nucleus Pretectalis Diffusus
PTM Nucleus Pretectalis Medialis
PUT Putamen
PV Nucleus Posteroventralis Thalami
PVO Organum Paraventriculare
PVN Nucleus Paraventricularis Magnocellularis
PVT Paleostriatum Ventrale

Q

QF Tractus Quintofrontalis

R

R Nucleus Raphes
RA Robust Nucleus of the Archistriatum
Rgc Nucleus Reticularis Gigantocellularis
RI Recessus Inframamillaris; Recessus Infundibuli
RL Nucleu Reticularis Lateralis
ROT Nucleus Rotundus
RP Nucleus Reticularis Pontis Caudalis
RPaM Nucleus Reticularis Pontis Paramedianus
Rpc Nucleus Reticularis Parvocellularis
RPgc Nucleus Reticularis Pontis Caudalis, pars gigantocellularis
Rpgl Nucleus Reticularis Paragigantocellularis Lateralis
RPO Nucleus Reticularis Pontis Oralis
RSd Nucleus Reticularis Superior, pars dorsalis
RST Nucleus Reticularis Subtrigeminalis
RSv Nucleus Reticularis Superior, pars ventralis
Ru Nucleus Ruber
Rx V M Radix Mesencephalica Nervi Trigemini

S

S Nucleus Tractus Solitarii
SAC Stratum Album Centrale
SCbd Tractus Spinocerebellaris Dorsalis
SCd Nucleus Subceruleus Dorsalis
SCE Stratum Cellulare Externum
SCNm Nucleus Suprachiasmaticus, pars medialis
SCO Organum Subcommissurale
SCv Nucleus Subceruleus Ventralis
SG Substantia Gelatinosa Rolandi
SGC Stratum Griseum Centrale
SGFS Stratum Griseum et Fibrosum Superficiale
SGP Stratum Griseum Periventriculare
SHL Nucleus Subhabenularis Lateralis
SHM Nucleus Subhabenularis Medialis
SL Nucleus Septalis Lateralis
SLu Nucleus Semilunaris
SM Nucles Septalis Medialis
SMA Supplementary Motor Area
SMe Stria Medullaris
SO Striatum Opticum
SOe Nucleus Supraopticus, pars externus
SOv Nucleus Supraopticus, pars ventralis
SP Nucleus Subpretectalis
SpL Nucleus Spiriformis Lateralis
SpM Nucleus Spiriformis Medialis
SRt Nucleus Subrotundus
SS Nucleus Supraspinalis
SSO Organum Subseptale; Organum Interventriculare
STO Organum Subtrocleare

T

T Nucleus Triangularis
Ta Nucleus Tangentialis
TD Nucleus Tegmenti Dorsalis
TD V Nucleus et Tractus Descendens Nervi Trigemini
TeO Tectum Opticum
TIC Tractus Isthmocerebellaris
TIO Tractus Isthmo-opticus
Tn Nucleus Taeniae
TnBOR Tractus Nuclei Optici Basalis
TO Tuberculum Olfactorium
ToS Tors Semicircularis
TOV Tractus Nuclei Ovoidalis
TPc Nucleus Tegmenti Pedunculo-pontinus, pars compacta
TPO Area Temporo-parieto-occipitalis
TrO Tractus Opticus
TS Tractus Solitarius
TSM Tractus Septomesencephalicus
TT Tractus Tectothalamicus
TTS Tractus Thalamostriaticus
TV Nucleus Tegmenti Ventralis
TVM Tractus Vestibulomesencephalicus

U

Uva Nucleus Uvaformis

V

V III Ventriculus Tertius
V IV Ventriculus Quartus
Va Vallecula Telencephali
VC Ventriculus Cerebelli
VeD Nucleus Vestibularis Descendens
VeDL Nucleus Vestibularis Dorsolateralis
VeL Nucleus Vestibularis Lateralis
VeM Nucleus Vestibularis Medialis
VeS Nucleus Vestibularis Superior
VL Ventriculus Lateralis
VLT Nucleus Ventrolateralis Thalami
VMN Nucleus Ventromedialis Hypothalami
VO Ventriculus Olfactorius
VP Ventral Pallidium
VT Ventriculus Tecti Mesencephali

W

X-Y-Z

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