DIAGONAL BAND NUCLEUS
\da͡ɪˈaɡənə͡l bˈand njˈuːklɪəs], \daɪˈaɡənəl bˈand njˈuːklɪəs], \d_aɪ__ˈa_ɡ_ə_n_əl b_ˈa_n_d n_j_ˈuː_k_l_ɪ__ə_s]\
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Neural nuclei situated in the septal region. They have afferent and cholinergic efferent connections with a variety of forebrain and brainstem areas including the hippocampus, the lateral hypothalamus, the tegmentum, and the amygdala. Included are the dorsal, lateral, medial, and triangular septal nuclei, septofimbrial nucleus, nucleus of diagonal band, nucleus of anterior commissure, and the nucleus of stria terminalis.
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