Olivary body

(redirected from olivary nucleus)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to olivary nucleus: Fastigial nucleus, Nucleus cuneatus
(Anat.) an oval prominence on each side of the medulla oblongata; - called also olive.

See also: Olivary

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The other circuit involves the inferior olivary nucleus, red nucleus and dentate nucleus.
Of the seven waveforms, termed as I-VII, the most clinically useful waves are Waves I, III, and V which are suggested to arise from auditory nerve, superior olivary nucleus, and inferior colliculus, respectively.
I wave originated from the peripheral portion of eighth cranial nerve adjacent to cochlea, II wave from cochlear nucleus, III wave from superior olivary nucleus, IV wave from lateral lemniscus, and V wave from inferior colliculus.