solitary nucleus

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solitary nucleus

Nucleus of the solitary tract.
See also: nucleus
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The neural input is firstly from the nucleus solitarius of the medulla, which projects to the hypothalamus and conveys information collected by the autonomic nervous system, concerning pressure within blood vessels such as the carotid artery, via specialized baroreceptors.

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