Schwalbe, Gustav Albert

Schwalbe, Gustav Albert

Ger. anatomist, 1844–1916

triangular nucleus of Schwalbe

The chief or dorsal nucleus of the vestibular division of the eighth cranial nerve. It is located in the pons and occupies most of the acoustic area of the rhomboid fossa.

Schwalbe line

Schwalbe ring.

Schwalbe ring

The thickened peripheral margin of the Descemet membrane of the cornea of the eye; it is formed by a circular bundle of connective tissue.
Synonym: Schwalbe line