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Details for anatomical structure: locus caeruleus

EndoNet ID: ENC00559

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locus caeruleus, locus coeruleus, locus ceruleus, nucleus of locus caeruleus, Locus caeruleus

General information

A shallow depression, of a blue color in the fresh brain, lying laterally in the most rostral portion of the rhomboidal fossa near the cerebral aqueduct

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0047469

Larger structures


      Secreted hormones

      • Hormone: norepinephrine