caudal pontine reticular nucleus


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Related to caudal pontine reticular nucleus: Nucleus reticularis pontis caudalis

reticular nuclei of pons

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groups of cells located in the pontine tegmentum that are not clearly separate from one other, but that do have in some instances distinct connections. These nuclei are: caudal pontine reticular nucleus [TA] (nucleus reticularis pontis caudalis [TA]), oral pontine reticular nucleus [TA] (nucleus reticularis pontis oralis [TA]), paralemniscal nucleus [TA] (nucleus paralemniscalis [TA]), and the paramedian reticular nucleus [TA] (nucleus reticularis paramedianus [TA]). The reticulotegmental nucleus [TA] (nucleus reticularis tegmenti pontis [TA]) is located in the ventromedial portion of the pontine tegmentum and is correctly considered a part of the reticular complex of the pons; it is sometimes also associated with the dorsal extent of the basilar pontine nuclei.
Synonym(s): nuclei reticulares pontis [TA]

caudal pontine reticular nucleus

Nucleus reticularis pontis caudalis.
See: reticular formation
See also: nucleus