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Oculomotor nuclear complex

Name: Oculomotor nuclear complex
Description: Nuclear complex containing subnuclei that give rise to the axons of the occulomotor nerve, both motor and parasympathetic fibers, situated at the midline at the level of the superior colliculus in the midbrain tegmentum (Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed., 1981, pg 533-534).
Synonym(s): oculomotor nucleus
Abbreviation: 3N
Is part of: midbrain tegmentum
Has role: Cranial nerve nucleus
Super-category: Regional part of brain
Id: birnlex_1240
Link to OWL / RDF: Download this content as OWL/RDF
Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 483

Neurons in Oculomotor nuclear complex

Oculomotor nucleus motor neuron are neurons that can be found in Oculomotor nuclear complex or its parts.

Parts of Oculomotor nuclear complex

Inferred incoming projections for Oculomotor nuclear complex

The following brain regions send axons into Oculomotor nuclear complex: Nucleus prepositus, Olivary pretectal nucleus. The statements about these projections are not made on this page, but rather are made on the pages linked here.



  • 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/Oculomotor_nucleus



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Facts about Oculomotor nuclear complexRDF feed
Abbrev3N  +
AbbrevSourceNeuroNames_abbrevSource  +
Created15 July 2006  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionNuclear complex containing subnuclei that Nuclear complex containing subnuclei that give rise to the axons of the occulomotor nerve, both motor and parasympathetic fibers, situated at the midline at the level of the superior colliculus in the midbrain tegmentum (Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed., 1981, pg 533-534). gical Anatomy, 3rd ed., 1981, pg 533-534).
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Has roleCranial nerve nucleus  +
Idbirnlex_1240  +
Is part ofMidbrain tegmentum  +
LabelOculomotor nuclear complex  +
ModifiedDate24 January 2014  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=483  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SuperCategoryRegional part of brain  +
Synonymoculomotor nucleus  +
UmlscuiC0228686  +