cuneate tubercle


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Related to cuneate tubercle: external cuneate nucleus, Gracile tubercle, Lateral cuneate nucleus, Cuneate tract

cuneate tu·ber·cle

the bulbous rostral extremity of the fasciculus cuneatus corresponding to the position of the cunate nucleus, lying lateral to the gracile tubercle and separated from the trigeminal tubercle (tuberculum cinereum) on its lateral side by the posterior lateral sulcus.

cuneate

wedge-shaped.

cuneate tubercle
a slight elevation in the medulla oblongata indicating the position of the cuneate nucleus of the lemniscal system.