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nucleus cuneatus

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noun nucleus cu·ne·a·tus \-ˌkyü-nē-ˈāt-əs\

Medical Definition of nucleus cuneatus

  1. :  the nucleus in the medulla oblongata in which the fibers of the fasciculus cuneatus terminate and synapse with a component of the medial lemniscus—called also cuneate nucleus


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