arcuate nuclei


A variable assembly of small-cell groups on the ventral and medial aspects of the pyramid in the medulla oblongata.

Nearby words

  1. arcuate,
  2. arcuate artery,
  3. arcuate artery of kidney,
  4. arcuate fiber,
  5. arcuate ligament,
  6. arcuate veins of kidney,
  7. arcuate zone,
  8. arcuation,
  9. arcus,
  10. arcus cornealis

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