Definition of Ventral tegmentum

1. Noun. A part of the midbrain, close to the substantia nigra and the red nucleus, that contains dopamine and serotonin. ¹



2. Noun. The part of the mesencephalon that projects to the nucleus accumbens via the mesolimbic pathway and to the cortex via the mesocortical pathway ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ventral Tegmentum

ventral primary rami of lumbar spinal nerves
ventral primary rami of sacral spinal nerves
ventral primary ramus of spinal nerve
ventral root
ventral sacrococcygeal ligament
ventral sacrococcygeal muscle
ventral sacrococcygeus muscle
ventral sacroiliac ligaments
ventral spinocerebellar tract
ventral spinothalamic tract
ventral splanchnic arteries
ventral surface of digit
ventral tegmental area
ventral tegmental areas
ventral tegmental decussation
ventral tegmentum (current term)
ventral thalamic peduncle
ventral tier thalamic nuclei
ventral white column
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