infranuclear

infranuclear

 [in″frah-noo´kle-ar]
below a nucleus.
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infranuclear

(ĭn″fră-nū′klē-ăr) [″ + nucleus, kernel]
In the nervous system, peripheral to a nucleus.
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infranuclear

Situated under a nucleus. It refers here to nerve fibres situated below the abducens, oculomotor or trochlear cranial nerve nuclei.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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The injuries of axons of the lower motor neuron are called infranuclear lesions.
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MRI has become the most useful diagnostic tool in the localisation, diagnosis and management of the nuclear and infranuclear lesions of 3, 4, 6 cranial nerves.
Clinical examination revealed an infranuclear facial palsy on left side with associated bilateral postauricular and occipital region scalp swellings.
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This is a rare case of infranuclear facial weakness in association with the one and one-half syndrome and eighth cranial nerve involvement in an immunocompromised patient, the etiology being tuberculosis.
Oscillopsia can occur with ataxic nystagmus; more rarely there are nuclear or infranuclear III, IV or VI nerve palsies and gaze palsies.
At 24 weeks, enteroendocrine cells showed abundant accumulation of infranuclear cytoplasmic granules, which were clearly demonstrable by Lead-Haematoxylin stain as dark blue granules against a greyish background (fig.5).
The patient also had infranuclear facial paralysis on the right side (figure 1).
The infranuclear cytoplasm of principal cells contains mitochondria and membrane-delimited granules (Ramos & Dym, 1977), as well as smooth endoplasmic reticulum cisternae (Vicentini et al., 1985).