Tags: Anatomical Structure, Brain.

The paratenial nucleus (nucleus parataenialis) a component of the thalamic midline nuclear group. It is sometimes subdivided into nucleus parataenialis interstitialis (Hassler) and Nucleus parataenialis interstitialis (Hassler). It is located above the bordering paraventricular nucleus of thalamus and below the anterodorsal nucleus.The paratenial nucleus like other midline nuclei receives inputs from a large number of regions in the brainstem hypothalamus and limbic system.


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