interstitial nucleus of the vestibular nerve
Acronym: ISVe
The term interstitial nucleus of the vestibular nerve refers to clusters of large nerve cells distributed in the vestibular component of vestibulocochlear nerve fibers in the human and the macaque ( Paxinos-2004 ), and the rat ( Swanson-2004 ). They are revealed in Nissl stained sections and stain for acetylcholinesterase. Functionally they belong to the vestibulomotor regions of the behavioral control column ( Swanson-2004 ).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 719


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