nucleus gracilis

noun

nucleus grac·​i·​lis -ˈgras-ə-ləs How to pronounce nucleus gracilis (audio)
: a nucleus in the posterior part of the medulla oblongata in which the fibers of the fasciculus gracilis terminate

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“Nucleus gracilis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nucleus%20gracilis. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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