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Hypoglossal nucleus

Name: Hypoglossal nucleus
Description: Nucleus forming a longitudinal cell column in the medulla, close beneath the floor of the 4th ventricle, containing motor neurons that innervate the muscles of the tongue (Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed., 1981, pg 453)
Synonym(s): hypoglossal nerve nucleus
Is part of: medulla oblongata
Has role: Cranial nerve nucleus
Abbreviation: 12, 12N
Super-category: Nucleus of CNS
Id: birnlex_2644
Organism: mammal
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Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 754
Brain regions that receive axons from this region: tongue

Neurons in Hypoglossal nucleus

Hypoglossal nucleus GABA neuron, Hypoglossal nucleus motor neuron are neurons that can be found in Hypoglossal nucleus or its parts.


  • Abbreviation Source: NeuroNames_abbrevSource
  • 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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Notes

Non structured information for this region can be found https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypoglossal_nucleus



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Facts about Hypoglossal nucleusRDF feed
Abbrev12, 12N  +
AbbrevSourceNeuroNames_abbrevSource  +
Created28 August 2007  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionNucleus forming a longitudinal cell column in the medulla, close beneath the floor of the 4th ventricle, containing motor neurons that innervate the muscles of the tongue (Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed., 1981, pg 453)
EfferentProjectionsTongue  +
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Has roleCranial nerve nucleus  +
Idbirnlex_2644  +
Is part ofMedulla oblongata  +
LabelHypoglossal nucleus  +
ModifiedDate10 January 2014  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=754  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SpeciesMammal  +
SuperCategoryNucleus of CNS  +
Synonymhypoglossal nerve nucleus  +
UmlscuiC0228802  +