medial vestibular nucleus


: the one of the four vestibular nuclei on each side of the medulla oblongata that sends ascending fibers to the oculomotor and trochlear nuclei in the cerebrum on the opposite side of the brain and sends descending fibers down both sides of the spinal cord to synapse with motor neurons of the ventral roots

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“Medial vestibular nucleus.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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