Any of a group of four nuclei, designated lateral, medial, superior, and inferior, that are located in the lateral region of the rhombencephalon, receive the incoming fibers of the vestibular nerve, and project via the medial longitudinal fasciculus to the abducens, trochlear, and oculomotor nuclei and to the ventral horn of the spinal cord, on both the left and the right sides.
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