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Medial superior olivary nucleus

Name: Medial superior olivary nucleus
Description: One of two subnuclei of the superior olive located within the caudal pontine tegmentum. Appears as a parasagittal row of transversely oriented bipolar neurons in transverse sections of human, with elongated somata in humans and other primates and large caliber dendrites.[1]
Abbreviation: MSO
Is part of: superior olive
Super-category: Regional part of brain
*Id: birnlex_1682
Defining criteria: cyto-architecture
Organism: Mammal
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Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 567
Defining Criteria: cyto-architecture
Cyto-architecture defining Criteria: Appears as a parasagittal row of transversely oriented bipolar neurons in transverse sections of human, with elongated somata in humans and other primates and large caliber dendrites. The largest and most prominent of the superior olivary complex nuclei in Nissl stains in humans. [2]
Atlas Image: Image:SOM.jpgImage:SOM.jpg
Brain regions that send axons into this region: Anteroventral cochlear nucleus [3]

Axons in Medial superior olivary nucleus

Trapezoid body medial nucleus principal cell are neurons or parts of neurons whose axons can be found in Medial superior olivary nucleus or its parts.


References

  1. PMID:ISBN:0-19-502694-2
  2. PMID:12528193, ISBN:0-19-502694-2
  3. Cant NB & Casseday JH (1986) Projections from the anteroventral cochlear nucleus to the lateral and medial superior olivary nuclei. J Comp Neurol 247: 457-76 PubMed

Notes

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Facts about Medial superior olivary nucleusRDF feed
AbbrevMSO  +
AfferentProjectionsAnteroventral cochlear nucleus  +
AtlasImageSOM.jpg  +
Created15 July 2006  +
CurationStatusgraph position temporary  +
CuratorMaryann Martone  +
CytoDefiningCriteriaAppears as a parasagittal row of transvers Appears as a parasagittal row of transversely oriented bipolar neurons in transverse sections of human, with elongated somata in humans and other primates and large caliber dendrites. The largest and most prominent of the superior olivary complex nuclei in Nissl stains in humans. complex nuclei in Nissl stains in humans.
DefiningCriteriacyto-architecture  +
DefinitionOne of two subnuclei of the superior olive One of two subnuclei of the superior olive located within the caudal pontine tegmentum. Appears as a parasagittal row of transversely oriented bipolar neurons in transverse sections of human, with elongated somata in humans and other primates and large caliber dendrites. ther primates and large caliber dendrites.
EditorialNoteSomeone had inserted nucleus laminaris as a synonym. As that is in the avian brain, I hesitate to equate the two without further information. I also don't believe that synonyms should be used to assert homology
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Idbirnlex_1682  +
Is part ofSuperior olive  +
LabelMedial superior olivary nucleus  +
ModifiedDate9 March 2012  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=567  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SpeciesMammal  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +
UmlscuiC0175430  +