"Locus Coeruleus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Bluish region in the superior angle of the fourth ventricle floor, corresponding to melanin-like pigmented nerve cells which lie lateral to the ponto-mesencephalic central gray (griseum centrale). It is also known as nucleus pigmentosus pontis.
- Locus Coeruleus
- Locus Ceruleus
- Nucleus Pigmentosus Pontis
- Pontis, Nucleus Pigmentosus
- Locus Caeruleus
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