oculomotor nucleus

noun

: a nucleus that is situated under the aqueduct of Sylvius rostral to the trochlear nucleus and is the source of the motor fibers of the oculomotor nerve

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“Oculomotor nucleus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oculomotor%20nucleus. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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