perihypoglossal nuclei
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The term perihypoglossal nuclei refers to three cell groups in the floor of the fourth ventricle, the medial dorsal portion of the. medulla. Identified by Nissl stain they are: the nucleus intercalatus, nucleus prepositus, and sublingual nucleus. The three nuclei are found in the human ( Carpenter-1983), macaque ( Paxinos-2009a ), rat ( Swanson-2004 ), and mouse ( Dong-2004 ). Functionally they constitute one of the vestibulomotor regions of the behavior control column ( Swanson-2004 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 1398


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