arcuate nuclei

ar·cu·ate nu·cle·i

(ahrk'yū-ăt nū'klē-ī)
A variable assembly of small cell groups, probably outlying components of the pontine nuclei, on the ventral and medial aspects of the pyramid in the medulla oblongata.
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One-way ANOVA showed no significant effects of DEHP treatment on the number of GFP-positive cells in the RP3V or the arcuate nuclei (Figure 4D-E).