cranial nerve nucleus

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cranial nerve nucleus

Any of the nuclei of the twelve pairs of nerves that carry signals directly to or from the brain.
See also: nucleus
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We measured the effects of BoNT or BDNF application using stereological estimates of chemically defined nerve terminal densities in motor nuclei, a motor recovery test, and retrograde labeling of motoneurons.
INTRODUCTION: DISCUSSION: Spinal muscular atrophy is characterized by degeneration of motor neuron in anterior cells and motor nuclei in brainstem.
The adjacent locations of the central motor nuclei of cranial nerves V and VII within the cerebral cortex greatly aid in this process.
Investigating the molecular mechanisms of EL induced nuromodulation in sensory and in the motor nuclei might open up new research avenue for EL and its therapeutics potential in pain and motor disorder system.
Trauma to the prenuclear vestibular input to the ocular motor nuclei results in vertical or oblique misalignment of the eyes (skew deviation).
In the present study, stereological methods have been used to assess the volume and total number of neurons in the auditory, visual and motor nuclei of chick brain following prenatal stimulation.
Their findings agreed with Verzijl et al's that Mobius syndrome is a complex syndrome of rhombencephalic maldevelopment involving predominantly motor nuclei and axons.
Serotoninergic, peptidergic and GABAergic innervation of the ventrolateral and dorsolateral motor nuclei in the cat S1/S2 segments: an immunofluorescence study.
Earlier research suggested that this spacing effect is the product of the transfer of the memory trace from the flocculus, a cerebellar cortex region that connects to motor nuclei involved in eye movement, to another brain region known as the vestibular nuclei.
Earlier research suggested that this spacing effect is the product of the transfer of the memory trace from the flocculus, a cerebellar cortex region which connects to motor nuclei involved in eye movement, to another brain region known as the vestibular nuclei.
Microscopy of the meninges, cerebellum, midbrain, pons, medulla, and cervical cord demonstrated extensive lymphocytic meningomyelitis and encephalitis, characterized by prominent neuronophagia in motor nuclei (Figure, B).
reticular formation and to the motor nuclei of the cranial nerves (V,