Medical Definition of Nuclei cochleares

1. The nucleus cochlearis dorsalis and nucleus cochlearis ventralis, located on the dorsal and lateral surface of the inferior cerebellar peduncle, in the floor of the lateral recess of the rhomboid fossa. They receive the incoming fibres of the cochlear part of the vestibulocochlear nerve and are the major source of origin of the lateral lemniscus or central auditory pathway. Synonym: cochlear nuclei, nuclei nervi cochlearis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nuclei Cochleares

nucleases
nucleasic
nucleate
nucleate endonuclease
nucleated
nucleates
nucleating
nucleation
nucleations
nucleator
nucleators
nuclei
nuclei anteriores thalami
nuclei arcuati
nuclei basales
nuclei cochleares (current term)
nuclei corporis mamillaris
nuclei nervi cochlearis
nuclei nervi vestibulocochlearis
nuclei nervorum cranialium
nuclei of cranial nerves
nuclei of mamillary body
nuclei of origin
nuclei originis
nuclei parabrachiales
nuclei pontis
nuclei raphes
nuclei tegmenti
nuclei terminationis

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