nuclei of origin

pl.n.

Collections of motor neurons forming a column continuous in the spinal cord but discontinuous in the medulla and pons and giving origin to the spinal and cranial motor nerves.motor nuclei

Nearby words

  1. nucleated,
  2. nucleating agent,
  3. nucleation,
  4. nuclei,
  5. nuclei nervi vestibulocochlearis,
  6. nucleic,
  7. nucleic acid,
  8. nucleic acids,
  9. nucleic-acid probe,
  10. nucleiform


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