subnucleus


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subnucleus

(sʌbˈnjuːklɪəs)
n
(Biology) a secondary nucleus
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Mastication overload causes an increase in O2- production into the subnucleus oralis of the spinal trigeminal nucleus.
2010) Mastication overload causes an increase in O2 - production into the subnucleus oralis of the spinal trigeminal nucleus.
39) He also mentioned that one stem axon divided into two daughter axons inside the tract at the level of trigeminal subnucleus interpolaris and that those collaterals did not overlap.
Neuroplastic effects of neonatal capsaicin on neurons in adult rat trigeminal nucleus principalis and subnucleus oralis.
inferior rectus - the branch to the inferior oblique also contains parasympathetic preganglionic fibres from the Edinge-Westphal subnucleus
The LR subnucleus is the main site of tactile input, which is carried by
Trigeminal subnucleus caudalis: beyond homologies with the spinal dorsal horn.
Fifty-five (55%) of total cervical movement (most prominently rotation) is provided by the atlanto-axial joint (C1-C2), which houses the trigeminal spinal tract subnucleus and C1-C2 dorsal horns.
Convergence of cutaneous, tooth pulp, visceral, neck and mussle afferents onto nociceptive and non-nociceptive neurons in trigeminal subnucleus caudalis (medullary dorsal horn) and its implications for refered pain.
In all cases, many heavily labeled vestibular neurons were found in the contralateral descending/posterior octaval subnucleus (Fig.
The subnucleus caudalis (pars caudalis) is the lowest division of the trigeminal spinal nucleus, the neurons of which respond to tooth-pulp stimulation.
Many physiologists and anatomists also include prepositus hypoglossi as a subnucleus of the VNC, since it receives input from other vestibular subnuclei and is intimately involved in the control of the vestibulo-ocular and optokinetic reflexes (see Leigh & Zee, 1991 for a review).