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Inferior vestibular nucleus

Name: Inferior vestibular nucleus
Description: One of the nuclei comprising the vestibular nuclear complex, characterized by bundles of longitudinal fibers running through it. Multiple cell groups are often identified within it.[1]
Synonym(s): Descending vestibular nucleus, spinal vestibular nucleus
Is part of: Vestibular nuclear complex
Super-category: Regional part of brain
*Id: nlx_144004
Defining criteria: myelo-architecture
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Defining Criteria: myelo-architecture
Myelo-architecture defining Criteria: Distinguished by longitudinally running fibers, giving it a reticulated appearance, and allowing all parts of the nucleus to be clearly outlined in Kluver Barrera stained sections, as described in guinea pig. [1]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gstoettner W & Burian M (1987) Vestibular nuclear complex in the guinea pig: a cytoarchitectonic study and map in three planes. J Comp Neurol 257: 176-88 PubMed
  • Synonym: Spinal vestibular nucleus according to Brodal, P. Neurological Anatomy, 3rd Ed, 1981, pg 473.

Notes

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

Contributors

Ccdbuser, Memartone, Ryansoscia



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Facts about Inferior vestibular nucleusRDF feed
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefiningCriteriamyelo-architecture  +
DefinitionOne of the nuclei comprising the vestibular nuclear complex, characterized by bundles of longitudinal fibers running through it. Multiple cell groups are often identified within it.
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Idnlx_144004  +
Is part ofVestibular nuclear complex  +
LabelInferior vestibular nucleus  +
ModifiedDate14 January 2014  +
MyeloDefiningCriteriaDistinguished by longitudinally running fibers, giving it a reticulated appearance, and allowing all parts of the nucleus to be clearly outlined in Kluver Barrera stained sections, as described in guinea pig.
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +
SynonymDescending vestibular nucleus  +, and spinal vestibular nucleus  +