accessory olivary nucleus

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accessory olivary nucleus

noun

Definition of ACCESSORY OLIVARY NUCLEUS

: any of several small masses or layers of gray matter that are situated adjacent to the inferior olive and of which there are typically two on each side: a : one situated on each side dorsal to the inferior olive—called also dorsal accessory olivary nucleus b : one situated on each side medial to the inferior olive—called also medial accessory olivary nucleus

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