interstitial nucleus of medial longitudinal fasciculus
interstitial nucleus of medial longitudinal fasciculus[TA]
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.
Synonym(s): nucleus interstitiales fasciculi longitudinalis medialis [TA]
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