dorsal division of the ambiguous nucleus
The term dorsal division of the ambiguous nucleus refers to one of two divisions of the ambiguous nucleus embedded in the medullary reticular formation and identified by Nissl stain in the rat. The other is the ventral division of the ambiguous nucleus. Functionally it is one of several somatic motoneuron pools in the subcortical motor system ( Swanson-2004 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 2932

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