inferior vestibular nucleus

inferior vestibular nucleus
inferior vestibular nucleus n the one of the four vestibular nuclei on each side of the medulla oblongata that is situated between the medial vestibular nucleus and the inferior cerebellar peduncle and that sends fibers down both sides of the spinal cord to synapse with motor neurons of the ventral roots

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  • Inferior vestibular nucleus — Infobox Brain Name = PAGENAME Latin = nucleus vestibularis inferior GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption = Inferior vestibular nucleus is not labeled, but region is visible near #10 Caption2 = IsPartOf = Components = Artery = Vein = BrainInfoType =… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

  • 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 — n the one of the four vestibular nuclei on each side of the medulla oblongata that is situated on the inner side of the inferior cerebellar peduncle beneath the floor of the fourth ventricle and that sends fibers down the same side of the spinal… …   Medical dictionary

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

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

  • Vestibular nuclei — Brain: Vestibular nuclei Dissection of brain stem. Dorsal view. (Caption for Vestibular nucleus is visible at left.) Latin nuclei vestibulares Gray s …   Wikipedia

  • nucleus vestibularis inferior — [TA] inferior vestibular nucleus: a vestibular nucleus that lies lateral to the medial vestibular nucleus and medial to the restiform body …   Medical dictionary

  • nucleus vestibularis lateralis — [TA] lateral vestibular nucleus: a vestibular nucleus composed of large multipolar nerve cells that lies immediately superior to the inferior vestibular nucleus; its upper end becomes continuous with the superior vestibular nucleus. Called also… …   Medical dictionary

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