cochlear nucleus

noun

Medical Definition of cochlear nucleus

: the nucleus of the cochlear nerve situated in the caudal part of the pons and consisting of dorsal and ventral parts which are continuous and lie on the dorsal and lateral aspects of the inferior cerebellar peduncle

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“Cochlear nucleus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cochlear%20nucleus. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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