terminal nucleus

n.

Any of the groups of nerve cells in the rhombencephalon and spinal cord in which the afferent fibers of the spinal and cranial nerves terminate.secondary sensory nucleus

Nearby words

  1. terminal leave,
  2. terminal line,
  3. terminal market,
  4. terminal moraine,
  5. terminal nerve,
  6. terminal platform,
  7. terminal stria,
  8. terminal sulcus,
  9. terminal velocity,
  10. terminally


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