hypoglossal nucleus

noun

Medical Definition of hypoglossal nucleus

: a nucleus in the floor of the fourth ventricle of the brain that is the origin of the hypoglossal nerve

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“Hypoglossal nucleus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypoglossal%20nucleus. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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