anterior tegmental nucleus
The term anterior tegmental nucleus refers to a group of cells located ventral to the decussation of the superior cerebellar peduncle in the midbrain of the macaque ( Paxinos-2009a ), the rat ( Swanson-1998 ), and the mouse ( Paxinos-2001 ). Functionally it is one of six magnocellular nuclei of the midbrain reticular nucleus that belong to the reticular formation (functional) of the subcortical motor system ( Swanson-2004 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 1115

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