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Locus coeruleus

Introduction: Locus coeruleus

Description of Locus coeruleus

Locus coeruleus: bluish region in the superior angle of the fourth ventricle floor, corresponding to melanin-like pigmented nerve cells which lie lateral to the ponto-mesencephalic central gray (griseum centrale); also known as nucleus pigmentosus pontis.
Source: CRISP

Locus coeruleus: Bluish region in the superior angle of the fourth ventricle floor, corresponding to melanin-like pigmented nerve cells which lie lateral to the ponto-mesencephalic central gray (griseum centrale). It is also known as nucleus pigmentosus pontis.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Locus coeruleus

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

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Source: CRISP

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