commissural nucleus of the periaqueductal gray
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The term commissural nucleus of the periaqueductal gray refers to one of eleven groups of cells distinguished in the motor periaqueductal gray of the midbrain tegmentum of the rat ( Swanson-2004 ). It is located ventral and caudal to the precommissural nucleus and rostral and dorsal to the rostromedial division of the periaqueductal gray. The motor periaqueductal gray belongs to the central gray component of the behavior control column ( Swanson-2004 ). For other components of the motor periaqueductal gray click below: Models Where It Appears > Functional CNS Model - Rat.
     

Also known as: commissural nucleusNeuroNames ID : 1943


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