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reticular formation

noun

Definition of RETICULAR FORMATION

:  a mass of nerve cells and fibers situated primarily in the brain stem and functioning upon stimulation especially in arousal of the organism
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First Known Use of RETICULAR FORMATION

1887
Medical Dictionary

reticular formation

noun

Medical Definition of RETICULAR FORMATION

:  a mass of nerve cells and fibers situated primarily in the brain stem and functioning upon stimulation especially in arousal of the organism—called also reticular substance

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