ABBREVIATION DICTIONARY

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

A Archistriatum
AA Nucleus archistriatalis anterior
Ac Nucleus accumbens
Ad Archistriatum, pars dorsalis
AHP Area hypothalami posterioris
Aid Archistriatum intermedium pars dorsalis (Karten)
Aiv Archistriatum intermedium pars ventralis (Karten)
Aivl Archistriatum intermedium pars ventralis lateralis (Karten) (Major source of archi proj upon tectum)
Aivm Archistriatum intermedium pars ventralis medialis (Karten) (source of proj upon ICx, ICo - Wild and Karten)
AL Ansa lenticularis
ALa Nucleus ansae lenticularis anterior (Karten)
ALp Nucleus ansae lenticularis posterior (Karten)
AM Nucleus anterior medialis hypothalami
An Nucleus angularis
Anl Nucleus annularis
AP Area pretectalis
APH Area parahippocampalis
ApST Archistriatum posterior, nucleus Striae Terminalis (Karten)
AQ Aqueductus cerebri
Av? Nucleus Avalanche Telencephali (Nottebohm)
Av Archistriatum, pars ventralis
AVT Area ventralis (Tsai)

 

B

Bas Nucleus basalis
BC Brachium conjunctivum
BCA Brachium conjunctivum ascendens
BCD Brachium conjunctivum descendens
BCS Brachium colliculi superioris
BCTS Brachium conjunctivum descendens et tractus tectospinalis
BO Bulbus olfactorius

 

C

CA Commissura anterior
Cb Cerebellum
Cbd Tractus spinocerebellaris dorsalis
Cbl Nucleus cerebellaris internus
CbL Nucleus cerebellaris lateralis
CbM Nucleus cerebellaris intermedius
Cbv Tractus spinocerebellaris ventralis
CCV Commissura cerebellaris ventralis
CDL Area corticoidae dorsolateralis
CE Nucleus cuneatus externus
CF Campi Foreli
CH Tractus cortico-habenularis
CHCS Tractus cortico-habenularis et cortico-septalis
CIO Capsula interna occipitalis
CL Nucleus cervicalis lateralis
Cnd Nucleus centralis medullae oblongatae, pars dorsalis
Cnv Nucleus centralis medullae oblongatae, pars ventralis
CO Chiasma opticum
Co Nucleus commissuralis (Haller)
CoS Nucleus commissura septi
CP Commissura posterior
CPa Commissura pallii
CPi Cortex piriformis
CPP Cortex prepiriformis
CS Nucleus centralis superior (Bechterew)
CT Commissura tectalis
CTz Corpus trapezoideum (Papez)

 

D

D Nucleus of Darkshewitsch
DA Tractus archistriatalis dorsalis
DBC Decussatio brachiorum conjunctivum
DIP Nucleus dorsointermedius posterior thalami
DIV Decussatio nervi trochlearis
DIVA Nucleus dorsalis intermedius ventralis anterior thalami
DLA Nucleus dorsolateralis anterior thalami
DLL Nucleus dorsolateralis anterior thalami, pars lateralis
DLM Nucleus dorsolateralis anterior thalami, pars medialis
DLP Nucleus dorsolateralis posterior thalami
DMA Nucleus dorsomedialis anterior thalami
DMP Nucleus dorsomedialis posterior thalami
DS Decussatio supraoptica
DSD Decussatio supraoptica dorsalis
DSV Decussatio supraoptica ventralis

 

E

E Ectostriatum
Ec Ectostriatum, pars centralis (Karten)
EM Nucleus ectomamillaris
Ep Ectostriatum, pars periphericus (Karten)
EW Nucleus of Edinger-Westphal

 

F

FA Tractus fronto-archistriatalis
FD Funiculus dorsalis
FDB Fasciculus diagonalis Broca
FL Field L of Rose (Karten) (subsequently subdivided by Bonke et al into various subunits)
FL Funiculus lateralis
FLM Fasciculus longitudinalis medialis
FPL Fasciculus prosencephali lateralis
FPM Fasciculus prosencephali medialis
FRL Formatio reticularis lateralis mesencephali
FRM Formatio reticularis medialis mesencephali
FT Tractus fronto-thalamicus et tractus thalamo-frontalis
FU Fasciculus uncinatus (Russell)`
FUm Fasciculus uncinatus, pars medialis
FV Funiculus ventralis

G

GC Nuclei gracilis et cuneatus
GCt Substantia grisea centralis
GLdp Nucleus geniculatis lateralis, pars dorsalis principalis
GLv Nucleus geniculatis lateralis, pars ventralis

H

HA Hyperstriatum accessorium
Hb Nucleus habenularis
HD Hyperstriatum dorsale
HIP Tractus habenulo-interpenduncularis
HIS Hyperstriatum intercalatus superior
HL Nucleus habenularis lateralis
HM Nucleus habenularis medialis
Hp Hippocampus
HV Hyperstriatum ventrale
HVal Hyperstriatum Ventrale, pars anterolateralis (Karten)
HVc Hyperstriatum Ventrale, pars caudale (Nottebohm - Now "Higher Vocal Center")
HVdv Hyperstriatum ventrale dorso-ventrale
HVvv Hyperstriatum ventrale ventro-ventrale

I

IC Nucleus intercalatus
ICo Nucleus intercollicularis
ICT Nucleus intercalatus thalami
ICxl Nucleus Intercollicularis Externus, pars lateralis
ICxv Nucleus Intercollicularis Externus, pars ventralis
If (IfT) Nucleus Interfacialis Telencephali (Nottebohm)
IM Nucleus intermedius
Imc Nucleus isthmi, pars magnocellularis
IN Tractus infundibularis
Inf Infundibulum
INP Nucleus intrapeduncularis
IO Nucleus isthmo-opticus
IP Nucleus interpeduncularis
Ipc Nucleus isthmi, pars parvocellularis
IPS Nucleus interstitio-pretecto-subpretectalis
IS Nucleus interstitialis (Cajal)

J

K

L

L Lingula
L1 Field L1 of Rose
L2a Field L2a of Rose (Wild, Karten and Frost - Sharply tuned units. Inputs form ovoidalis proper)
L2b Field L2b of Rose (Wild, karten and Frost - broadly tuned units - input from SPO thalami)
L3 Field L3 of Rose
La Nucleus laminaris
LA Nucleus lateralis anterior thalami
LAD Lamina Archistriatalis dorsalis
LC Nucleus linearis caudalis
LFM Lamina frontalis suprema
LFS Lamina frontalis superior
LH Lamina hyperstriatica
LHy Nucleus lateralis hypothalami
LL Lemniscus lateralis
LLd Nucleus lemnisci lateralis, pars dorsalis (Groebbels)
LLv Nucleus lemnisci lateralis, pars ventralis (Groebbels)
LM Lemniscus medialis
LMD Lamina medullaris dorsalis
LMmc Nucleus lentiformis mesencephali, pars magnocellularis
LMpc Nucleus lentiformis mesencephali, pars parvocellularis
LO Tractus lamino-olivaris
LoC Locus ceruleus
LPO Lobus parolfactorius
LS Lemniscus spinalis

M

MAN Neostriatum Anterior pars medialis (Nottebohm)
MC Nucleus magnocellularis
MCLg Nucleus magnocellularis pars lagenaris
ML Nucleus mamillaris lateralis
MLd Nucleus mesencephalicus lateralis, pars dorsalis
MLv Nucleus mesencephalicus lateralis, pars ventralis
MNV Nucleus mesencephalicus, nervi trigemini
MPv Nucleus mesencephalicus profundus, pars ventralis (Jungherr)
MV Nucleus motorius nervi trigemini

N

N Neostriatum
nAL Nucleus ansae lenticularis
nBOR Nucleus Radix Optici Basalis
nBORd Nucleus Radix Optici Basalis, pars dorsalis (Karten)
nBORl Nucleus Radix Optici Basalis, pars lateralis (Karten)
nBORv Nucleus Radix Optici Basalis, pars ventralis (Karten)
NC Neostriatum caudale
NCa Neostriatum caudale pars anterior
NCpl Neostriatum Caudale pars posterolaterale (Tentative name for region caudal to the dorso-archi tract. Extremely heavily labelled with TOH pericellular arbors.)
Nd Neostriatum caudale pars dorsalis (Bonke)
nDBC Nucleus decussationis brachiorum conjunctivorum
nEWi Nucleus of Edinger-Westphal, pars intermedius (Reiner and Karten - controls accomodation of lens)
nEWl Nucleus of Edinger-Westphal, pars lateralis (See Reiner and Karten - controls pupillary dilation)
nEWm Nucleus of Edinger-Westphal, pars medialis (See papers by Reiner and Karten - nEWm innervates choriocapillary neurons of ciliary ganglion, controls blood flow through choriocapillaris)
NF Neostriatum frontale
NI Neostriatum intermedium
NIII Nervus oculomotorius
NIL Neostriatum Intermedium, pars lateralis (Karten)
NIV Nervus trochlearis
nIV Nucleus nervi trochlearis
NIX-X Nervi glossopharyngeus et vagus
nIX-X Nucleus nervi glossopharyngei et nucleus motorius dorsalis nervi vagi
nStT Nucleus Striae Terminalis
nTSpl Nucleus parasolitarius lateralis
NV Nervus trigeminus
NVI Nervus abducens
nVI Nucleus nervi abducentis
NVII Nervus facialis
nVII Nucleus nervi facialis
NVIII Nervus octavus
NVIIIc Nervus octavus, pars cochlearis
NVIIIv Nervus octavus, pars vestibularis
nX Nucleus motorius dorsalis nervi vagi
NXII Nervus hypoglossus
nXII Nucleus nervi hypoglossi
NXT Nucleus X Telencephali (Nottebohm?)

O

OA Nucleus olfactorius anterior
OC Canalis centralis
ODL Nucleus nervi oculomotorii, pars dorsolateralis
OI Nucleus olivaris inferior
OM Tractus occipitomesencephalicus
OMd Nucleus nervi oculomotorii, pars dorsalis
OMv Nucleus nervi oculomotorii, pars ventralis
OPT Nuclei Optici Principalis Thalami
OS Nucleus olivaris superior
Ov Nucleus ovoidalis

P

P Corpus pineale
PA Paleostriatum augmentatum
PaM Nucleus paramedianus
Pap Nucleus papillioformis
PCT Polus caudalis telencephali
PCV Processus lateralis cerebello-vestibularis
PD Nucleus pretectalis diffusis
PGL Nucleus paragigantocellularis lateralis
PH Plexus of Horsley
PL Nucleus pontis lateralis
PLH Nucleus lateralis hypothalami posterioris
PM Nucleus pontis medialis
PMH Nucleus medialis hypothalami, posterioris
PMI Nucleus paramedianus internus thalami
POA Nucleus preopticus anterior
POM Nucleus preopticus medialis (van Tienhoven)
PP Paleostriatum primitivum
PPC Nucleus principalis precommissuralis
PPM Nucleus preopticus paraventricularis magnocellularis (van Tienhoven)
pPrVv Nucleus para Principalis Trigemini venteralis
PrV Nucleus sensorius principalis nervi trigemini
PST Tractus pretecto-subpretectalis
PT Nucleus pretectalis
PTM Nucleus pretectalis medialis
PV Nucleus Posteroventralis (Karten) (GAD positive cell group on posteroventral margin of Rotundus thalami. First described by Karten and Revzin)
PV Nucleus posteroventralis thalami (Kuhlenbeck)
PVM Nucleus periventricularis, magnocellularis

Q

QF

Tractus quintofrontalis

R

R Nucleus raphes
RA Nucleus Robustus Archistriatalis (Nottebohm)
Rgc Nucleus reticularis gigantocellularis
RL Nucleus reticularis lateralis
RP Nucleus reticularis pontis caudalis
Rpc Nucleus reticularis parvocellularis
RPgc Nucleus reticularis pontis caudalis, pars gigantocellularis
RPO Nucleus reticularis pontis oralis
RSd Nucleus reticularis superior, pars dorsalis
RSv Nucleus reticularis superior, pars ventralis
Rt Nucleus rotundus
Ru Nucleus ruber
RxVM Radix mesencephalicus nervi trigemini

S

S Nucleus solitarius
SAC Stratum album centrale
SCd Nucleus subceruleus dorsalis
SCE Stratum cellulare externum
SCI Stratum cellulare internum
SCv Nucleus subceruleus ventralis
SG Substantia gelantinosa Rolandi (trigemini)
SGC Stratum griseum centrale
SGF Stratum griseum et fibrosum superficiale
SGP Substantia grisea et fibrosa periventricularis
SHL Nucleus subhabenularis lateralis
SHM Nucleus subhabenularis medialis
SL Nucleus septalis lateralis
SLu Nucleus semilunaris
SM Nucleus septalis medialis
SMe Stria medullaris
SO Nucleus supraopticus (Ralph)
SOp Stratum opticum
SP Nucleus subpretectalis
SPC Nucleus superficialis parvocellularis (Nucleus TSM)
SpL Nucleus spiriformis lateralis
SpM Nucleus Spiriformis Medialis
SpMi Nucleus Spiriformis Medialis, pars intermedium
SpMl Nucleus Spiriformis Medialis, pars lateralis
SpMm Nucleus Spiriformis Medialis, pars medialis
SPO Nucleus Semilunaris Parovoidalis (Karten)
SpRt Nucleus Suprarotundus
SRt Nucleus subrotundus
ST Nucleus subtrigeminalis

T

T Nucleus triangularis
Ta Nucleus tangentialis (Cajal)
Tal Nucleus Tangentialis lateralis
Tam Nucleus Tangentialis medialis
TD Nucleus tegmenti dorsalis (Gudden)
TeO Tectum opticum
TeO 10 Tectum opticum, lamina 10
TeO 11 Tectum opticum, lamina 11
TeO 12 Tectum opticum, lamina 12
TeO 13a Tectum opticum, lamina 13a
TeO 13b Tectum opticum, lamina 13b
TeO 14 SAC Tectum opticum, lamina 14, SAC
TeO 15 Tectum opticum, lamina 15
TeO 2 Tectum opticum, lamina 02
TeO 3 Tectum opticum, lamina 03
TeO 4a Tectum opticum, lamina 04a
TeO 4b Tectum opticum, lamina 04b
TeO 4c Tectum opticum, lamina 04c
TeO 5a Tectum opticum, lamina 05a
TeO 5b Tectum opticum, lamina 05b
TeO 6 Tectum opticum, lamina 06
TeO 7 Tectum opticum, lamina 07
TeO 8 Tectum opticum, lamina 08
TeO 9 Tectum opticum, lamina 09
TeO1 Tectum opticum, lamina 01
TIC Tractus isthmocerebellaris
TIO Tractus isthmo-opticus
Tn Nucleus taeniae
TO Tuberculum olfactorium
ToS Torus semicircularis
TOv Tractus nuclei ovoidalis
TPc Nucleus tegmenti pedunculo-ponticus, pars compacta
TPO Area temporo-parieto-occipitalis(Edinger, Wallenberg, and Holmes)
TrEM Tractus nuclei ectomamillaris (basal optic root)
TrO Tractus opticus
TS Tractus solitarius
TSM Tractus septomesencephalicus
TT Tractus tectothalamicus
TTD Nucleus et tractus descendens nervi trigemini
TTS Tractus thalamostriaticus
TU Nucleus tuberis
TV Nucleus tegmenti ventralis (Gudden)
TVM Tractus vestibulo-mesencephalicus (Papez)

U

Uv

Nucleus Uvaeformis (Nottebohm)

V

V Ventriculus
Va Vallecula
VDL Nucleus vestibularis dorsolateralis (Sanders)
VeD Nucleus vestibularis descendens
VeL Nucleus vestibularis lateralis
VeM Nucleus vestibularis medialis
VLT Nucleus ventrolateralis thalami
VLV Nucleus ventralis lemnisci lateralis
vm Nuclues cerebellaris internus, pars ventromedialis
VO Ventriculus olfactorius
VS Nucleus vestibularis superior

W

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