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Trochlear nucleus

Name: Trochlear nucleus
Description: Nucleus in the midbrain at the level of the inferior colliculus near the midline, containing the motor neurons giving rise to the trochlear nerve, innervating the contralateral superior oblique extraocular muscle of the eye (Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed, 1981, pg. 533).[1]
Synonym(s): nucleus of the trochlear nerve
Is part of: midbrain tegmentum
Has role: cranial nerve nucleus
Super-category: Nucleus of CNS
*Id: birnlex_1488
Organism: mammal
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Neuronames ID ( what's this?): 504
Brain regions that receive axons from this region: superior oblique extraocular muscle [2]

Neurons in Trochlear nucleus

Trochlear nucleus motor neuron are neurons that can be found in Trochlear nucleus or its parts.

Inferred outgoing projections for Trochlear nucleus

The following brain regions receive axons from Trochlear nucleus: Superior oblique extraocular muscle. The statements about these projections are not made on this page, but rather are made on the pages linked here.


References

  1. PMID:ISBN:0195026942
  2. PMID:ISBN:0195026942
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Notes

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



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Facts about Trochlear nucleusRDF feed
AbbrevSourceNeuroNames_abbrevSource  +
Created15 July 2006  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionNucleus in the midbrain at the level of th Nucleus in the midbrain at the level of the inferior colliculus near the midline, containing the motor neurons giving rise to the trochlear nerve, innervating the contralateral superior oblique extraocular muscle of the eye (Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed, 1981, pg. 533). rological Anatomy, 3rd ed, 1981, pg. 533).
EfferentProjectionsSuperior oblique extraocular muscle  +
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
Has roleCranial nerve nucleus  +
Idbirnlex_1488  +
Is part ofMidbrain tegmentum  +
LabelTrochlear nucleus  +
ModifiedDate9 September 2014  +
NeuronamesLinkhttp://braininfo.rprc.washington.edu/Scripts/hiercentraldirectory.aspx?ID=504  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.PONS brain region  +
SpeciesMammal  +
SuperCategoryNucleus of CNS  +
Synonymnucleus of the trochlear nerve  +
UmlscuiC0152406  +