• Hypothalamus forms the base of the brain near the diencephalon. It is below the thalamus and surrounds the third ventricle.
  • Anterior Pituitary is ventral to the hypothalamus. It is not in direct neural contact with the brain.

contributed by Bruce E Eilts on 20-June-2000
assisted by
Eric Huey

contributed by Bruce E Eilts on 25 September 2012


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