preoptic nucleus

noun

Medical Definition of preoptic nucleus

: any of several groups of nerve cells located in the preoptic area especially in the lateral and the medial portions

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“Preoptic nucleus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/preoptic%20nucleus. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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