interstitial nucleus of medial longitudinal fasciculus

interstitial nucleus of medial longitudinal fasciculus

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small groups of cells located laterally adjacent to the medial longitudinal fasciculus in the area of the oculomotor nucleus; involved in eye movement through connections with the oculomotor and trochlear nuclei. These connections are primarily ipsilateral but have a bilateral component.
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riMLF: rostral interstitial nucleus of medial longitudinal fasciculus, iNC: interstitial nucleus of Cajal, CCN: caudal central subnucleus, MLF: medial longitudinal fasciculus, III N: oculomotor nucleus, VI N: abducens nucleus, IO: intraocular muscles, SR: superior rectus muscle, MR: medial rectus muscle, Lid: Levator palpebrae superioris muscle, IR: inferior rectus muscle, and pupil: sphincter pupillae muscles.
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