Mesal aspect of a brain sectioned in the median sagittal plane. The
habenular nuclei are not labeled directly, but after expanding, look to region with 'habenular commissure', 'pineal body', and 'posterior commissure'
nucleus habenularis lateralis, nucleus habenularis medialis
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy
See habenula for more detailed information.
habenular nuclei comprise a small group of nuclei that are part of the epithalamus of the diencephalon, situated at the posterior end of the thalamus, on its upper surface.
The habenular nuclei are typically divided into:
pineal gland is attached to the brain in this region.
Nerve impulses from the habenular nuclei are transmitted to the septal nuclei via the stria medullaris, which is found on the medial surface of the thalamus.
This article appears to contradict the article . habenula (February 2013)
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