lateral reticular nucleus

noun

: a nucleus of the reticular formation that is situated in the ventrolateral part of the medulla oblongata, receives fibers especially from the dorsal horn of the spinal cord, and sends axons to the cerebellum on the same side of the body

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“Lateral reticular nucleus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lateral%20reticular%20nucleus. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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