supranuclear

adjective

su·​pra·​nu·​cle·​ar -ˈn(y)ü-klē-ər How to pronounce supranuclear (audio)
: situated, occurring, or produced by a lesion superior or cortical to a nucleus especially of the brain

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“Supranuclear.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/supranuclear. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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