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Medial nucleus of trapezoid body

Name: Medial nucleus of trapezoid body
Description: Nucleus in the pontine tegmentum of most mammals that receives projections from the ventral cochlear nucleus via the large specialized synapse, the Calyx of Held. It is not clear whether a well defined nucleus is present in humans, although humans may possess scattered cells with similar input.[1]
Abbreviation: MNTB
Is part of: trapezoid nuclear complex
Super-category: Regional part of brain
*Id: birnlex_2595
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Brain regions that send axons into this region: ventral cochlear nucleus

Neurons in Medial nucleus of trapezoid body

Trapezoid body medial nucleus principal cell are neurons that can be found in Medial nucleus of trapezoid body or its parts.

Axons in Medial nucleus of trapezoid body

Cochlear nucleus (ventral) globular bushy cell are neurons or parts of neurons whose axons can be found in Medial nucleus of trapezoid body or its parts.


References

  1. Richter EA et al. (1983) Is there a medial nucleus of the trapezoid body in humans? Am J Anat 168: 157-66 PubMed

Notes

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Contributors

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Facts about Medial nucleus of trapezoid bodyRDF feed
AbbrevMNTB  +
AfferentProjectionsVentral cochlear nucleus  +
Created28 August 2007  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionNucleus in the pontine tegmentum of most m Nucleus in the pontine tegmentum of most mammals that receives projections from the ventral cochlear nucleus via the large specialized synapse, the Calyx of Held. It is not clear whether a well defined nucleus is present in humans, although humans may possess scattered cells with similar input. ossess scattered cells with similar input.
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Idbirnlex_2595  +
Is part ofTrapezoid nuclear complex  +
LabelMedial nucleus of trapezoid body  +
ModifiedDate9 March 2012  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +