nucleus tegmentalis pedunculopontinus

nucleus tegmentalis pedunculopontinus
[TA] tegmental pedunculopontine nucleus: a nucleus at the posterior end of the mesencephalon, sometimes considered one of the lateral column reticular nuclei. It merges anteriorly into the cuneiform and subcuneiform nuclei.

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