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Subfornical Organ
MeSH HeadingSubfornical Organ
Tree NumberA08.713.840
Scope NoteA structure, situated close to the intraventricular foramen, which induces drinking behavior after stimulation with angiotensin II.
Allowable QualifiersAB AH BS CH CY DE EM EN GD IM IN ME MI PA PH PP PS RA RE RI SE SU TR UL US VI
Previous Indexing Neurosecretory Systems (1970-1976)
History Note91(77); was see under NEUROSECRETORY SYSTEMS 1977-90
Unique IDD013356


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Nervous System [A08]
   Neurosecretory Systems [A08.713]
Corpora Allata [A08.713.100]
Hypothalamo-Hypophyseal System [A08.713.357]  +
Pineal Gland [A08.713.733]
Subcommissural Organ [A08.713.810]
Subfornical Organ [A08.713.840]

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