gustatory nucleus
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The term gustatory nucleus refers to the enlarged rostral portion of the solitary nucleus, which receives taste afferents from the glossopharyngeal nerve and the intermediate nerve in the human ( Carpenter-1983 ) and the macaque ( Pritchard-2012 ). It is part of the functionally defined medullary gustatory area in primates.

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