magnocellular nucleus of the lateral hypothalamus
The term magnocellular nucleus of the lateral hypothalamus refers to a group of large cells located at the lateral border of the lateral hypothalamic area beneath the ansa lenticularis in the macaque ( Paxinos-2009a ) and at the medial border of the internal capsule of the rat ( Swanson-2004 ) and mouse ( Paxinos-2001 ). It is one of twenty six regions, zones, and nuclei that constitute the motor lateral hypothalamus. Functionally it belongs to the motor lateral hypothalamus of the subcortical motor system ( Swanson-2004 ).

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