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Term: hypothalamus posterior region
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: hypothalamus
Synonyms:
Definition: Multi-tissue structure which is the largest portion of diencephalon and is ventrally located. The hypothalamus arises near the end of the segmentation period and the embryonic hypothalamic region gives rise to the neurohypophysis and other diencephalic nuclei.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000032]
Name: posterior region
Synonyms:
Definition: Anatomical region posteriorly located on the body or body part.
Ontology: Spatial Ontology [BSPO:0000072]