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accessory olivary nucleus

noun

Medical Definition of accessory olivary nucleus

  1. :  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 nucleusb:  one situated on each side medial to the inferior olive—called also medial accessory olivary nucleus


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