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Facial nucleus

Name: Facial nucleus
Description: Nucleus located in the pontine tegmentum containing motor neurons that innervate the muscles of the face. Some neurons that project to the cerebellum have also been identified in some species.
Synonym(s): Facial motor nucleus
Is part of: Pontine tegmentum
Abbreviation: 7N
Super-category: Nucleus of CNS
Id: birnlex_903
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Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 581

Neurons in Facial nucleus

Facial nucleus motor neuron are neurons that can be found in Facial nucleus or its parts.


  • This visualization was created by the Scalable Brain Atlas group and is based on the Rhesus Monkey - Paxinos et al. 2000

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Contributors

Eddy kim, Memartone, Slarson



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Facts about Facial nucleusRDF feed
Abbrev7N  +
Created15 July 2006  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionNucleus located in the pontine tegmentum containing motor neurons that innervate the muscles of the face. Some neurons that project to the cerebellum have also been identified in some species.
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Idbirnlex_903  +
Is part ofPontine tegmentum  +
LabelFacial nucleus  +
ModifiedDate20 February 2012  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=581  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SuperCategoryNucleus of CNS  +
SynonymFacial motor nucleus  +
UmlscuiC0175442  +