vestibular nucleus


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vestibular nucleus

The inferior, lateral, medial, or superior vestibular nucleus.
See also: nucleus
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(7) They used microelectrodes to record the spontaneous firing rates of neurons in the medial vestibular nucleus. They found that diazepam 0.4 mg/kg exerted strong suppressant activity and reduced the firing frequency by nearly 75%.
VIIIth cranial nerve), the cell bodies of which form Scarpa's ganglion, and vestibular nerve axonal fibres project into the brainstem vestibular nucleus complex (VNC) on the same side and also into the cerebellum (see Leigh & Zee, 1991 for a review).
Similarly the binding sites in the medulla are in the paratrigeminal nucleus, the solitary tract nucleus, spinal vestibular nucleus (SPVE), rostral ventrolateral nucleus (RVL), vestibular caudoventrolateral nucleus (CVL).
There are four vestibular nuclei: the superior vestibular nucleus, the lateral vestibular nucleus, the medial vestibular nucleus, and the descending vestibular nucleus.

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