Onuf's nucleus


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On·uf's nucleus

(ŏn′əfs)
n.
A nucleus of small somatic motor neurons that are located in the ventral horn of the spinal cord at the level of the second sacral vertebra and innervate the vesicorectal sphincters.
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5] The drug inhibits the pre-synaptic reuptake of 5-HT and NE at Onuf's nucleus in the sacral spinal cord.
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