Basal nucleus of Meynert

Last revised by Dr Tim Luijkx on 22 Apr 2016

The basal nucleus of Meynert, also known as the nucleus basalis of Meynert, is formed by a group of cells that lies in the substantia innominata. It is rich in acetylcholine and its degeneration has been correlated to Alzheimer disease. It lies anterior to the anterior commissure

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