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Medial vestibular nucleus

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Medial vestibular nucleus

Medial vestibular nucleus
A cross section of the lower pons showing the medial vestibular nucleus (#3) labeled at the top left.
Medial vestibular nucleus is not labeled, but region is visible near #10
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Latin nucleus vestibularis medialis
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NeuroNames hier-714
NeuroLex ID Medial vestibular nucleus
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n_11/12584189
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The medial vestibular nucleus is one of the vestibular nuclei. It is located in the medulla oblongata.

Lateral vestibulo-spinal tract (lateral vestibular nucleus “Deiters”)- via ventrolateral medulla and spinal cord to ventral funiculus (lumbo-sacral segments). ..Ipsilaterally for posture

Medial vestibulo-spinal tract (medial, lateral, inferior, vestibular nuclei), bilateral projection via descending medial longitudinal fasciculus to cervical segments. DESCENDING MLF..Bilaterally for head/neck/eye movements

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External links

  • http://www.neuroanatomy.wisc.edu/virtualbrain/BrainStem/13VNAN.html

This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.

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