lateral reticular nucleus

noun

Medical Definition of lateral reticular nucleus

: 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 25 Sep. 2021.

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