arcuate nucleus

noun

Medical Definition of arcuate nucleus

: any of several cellular masses in the thalamus, hypothalamus, or medulla oblongata

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“Arcuate nucleus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/arcuate%20nucleus. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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