nucleus cuneatus


nucleus cu·​ne·​a·​tus -ˌkyü-nē-ˈāt-əs How to pronounce nucleus cuneatus (audio)
: 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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“Nucleus cuneatus.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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