ventral nucleus of trapezoid body
ven·tral nu·cle·us of trap·e·zoid bod·y
a cell group embedded among the fibers of the trapezoid body, the major decussation of the central auditory pathway, in the lower pons. The nucleus receives fibers from the contralateral cochlear nuclei and contributes fibers to the ascending auditory system or lateral lemniscus.
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