Term: preoptic area dopaminergic neuron
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Name: preoptic area
Synonyms: area praeoptica, area preoptica, preoptic region
Definition: Area of the forebrain anterior to the posterior tuberculum and the hypothalamus and ventral to the ventral thalamus. See Figure 7, p. 34 in Atlas of Early Zebrafish Brain Development.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000470]
Name: dopaminergic neuron
Synonyms: dopaminergic neurons
Definition: A neuron that releases dopamine as a neurotransmitter.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009301]