Perlia nucleus

(redirected from convergence nucleus of Perlia)

Per·li·a nu·cle·us

(pĕr'lē-ah),
a small cell group located between the somatic cell columns of the oculomotor nuclei. Because it is placed between the groups of motor neurons innervating, respectively, the left and right medial rectus muscles, the nucleus is considered to represent possibly an integrating mechanism for ocular convergence.

Perlia,

Richard, 19th century German ophthalmologist.
convergence nucleus of Perlia - Synonym(s): Perlia nucleus
Perlia nucleus - a small cell group located between the somatic cell columns of the oculomotor nuclei. Synonym(s): convergence nucleus of Perlia; Spitzka nucleus
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