accessory nucleus

noun

Medical Definition of accessory nucleus

1 : spinal accessory nucleus The accessory nucleus is located at spinal levels C1 to about C5/C6 in the lateral portion of the anterior horn.— Duane E. Haines, Lippincott's Illustrated Q&A Review of Neuroscience, 2010
2 : accessory olivary nucleus Forelimb stimulation also activated contralateral sites in the dorsal accessory nucleus of the inferior olive …— E. M. Santori et al., Journal of Neuroscience, 1 Feb. 1986

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“Accessory nucleus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/accessory%20nucleus. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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