interpeduncular nucleus

noun

Medical Definition of interpeduncular nucleus

: a mass of nerve cells lying between the cerebral peduncles in the midsagittal plane just dorsal to the pons

called also interpeduncular ganglion

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“Interpeduncular nucleus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/interpeduncular%20nucleus. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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