vestibular nucleus

vestibular nucleus n any of four nuclei in the medulla oblongata on each side of the floor of the fourth ventricle of the brain in which fibers of the vestibular nerve terminate see INFERIOR VESTIBULAR NUCLEUS, LATERAL VESTIBULAR NUCLEUS, MEDIAL VESTIBULAR NUCLEUS, SUPERIOR VESTIBULAR NUCLEUS

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  • vestibular nucleus — noun : a neural nucleus in which the fibers of the vestibular nerve terminate and of which the upper part is continuous with Deiters nucleus …   Useful english dictionary

  • vestibular nucleus medial — vestibular nucleus, middle n. vestibularis medialis …   Medical dictionary

  • vestibular nucleus rostral — vestibular nucleus, superior n. vestibularis superior …   Medical dictionary

  • vestibular nucleus caudal — n. vestibularis inferior …   Medical dictionary

  • vestibular nucleus cranial — n. vestibularis superior …   Medical dictionary

  • vestibular nucleus inferior — n. vestibularis inferior …   Medical dictionary

  • vestibular nucleus lateral — n. vestibularis lateralis …   Medical dictionary

  • Medial vestibular nucleus — Brain: Medial vestibular nucleus A cross section of the lower pons showing the medial vestibular nucleus (#3) labeled at the top left …   Wikipedia

  • Lateral vestibular nucleus — Brain: Lateral vestibular nucleus Terminal nuclei of the vestibular nerve, with their upper connections. (Schematic.) 1. Cochlear nerve, with its two nuclei. 2. Accessory nucleus. 3. Tuberculum acusticum. 4. Vestibular nerve. 5. Internal nucleus …   Wikipedia

  • Superior vestibular nucleus — Brain: Superior vestibular nucleus Terminal nuclei of the vestibular nerve, with their upper connections. (#7 is Nucleus of Bechterew.) Latin nucleus vestibularis superior Gray s …   Wikipedia

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