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Accessory nucleus

Name: Accessory nucleus
Description: Nucleus in the cervical spinal cord containing motor neurons that innervate the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles in the human via nerve fibers that travel through the 11th cranial nerve (Heimer, The human brain and spinal cord, 2nd ed, 1995, pg 260)
Is part of: cervical spinal cord
Has role: Cranial nerve nucleus
Super-category: Regional part of spinal cord
Id: nlx_39810
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CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionNucleus in the cervical spinal cord contai Nucleus in the cervical spinal cord containing motor neurons that innervate the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles in the human via nerve fibers that travel through the 11th cranial nerve (Heimer, The human brain and spinal cord, 2nd ed, 1995, pg 260) ain and spinal cord, 2nd ed, 1995, pg 260)
Has roleCranial nerve nucleus  +
Idnlx_39810  +
Is part ofCervical spinal cord  +
LabelAccessory nucleus  +
ModifiedDate18 December 2010  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of spinal cord  +