Medical Definition of Motor nucleus of trigeminus

1. A group of motor neurons innervating the muscles of mastication (masseter, temporalis, internal and external pterygoid muscles) and the musculi tensor tympani and tensor veli palatini. The nucleus lies in the upper pontine tegmentum medial to the main sensory nucleus of the trigeminus. Synonym: nucleus motorius nervi trigemini, masticatory nucleus, motor nucleus of trigeminus, nucleus masticatorius. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Motor Nucleus Of Trigeminus

motor lodge
motor memory
motor mouth
motor mouths
motor mower
motor nerve
motor nerve fiber
motor nerve of face
motor neuron
motor neuron disease
motor neuron diseases
motor neurons
motor nuclei
motor nucleus of facial nerve
motor nucleus of trigeminal nerve
motor nucleus of trigeminus (current term)
motor oculi
motor oil
motor oils
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motor plate
motor point
motor pool
motor pools
motor protein
motor racing
motor region
motor root
motor root of ciliary ganglion
motor root of trigeminal nerve

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