Medical Definition of Nucleus alae cinereae

1. The visceral motor nucleus located in the vagal trigone (ala cinerea) of the floor of the fourth ventricle. It gives rise to the parasympathetic fibres of the vagus nerve innervating the heart muscle and the smooth musculature and glands of the respiratory and intestinal tracts. Synonym: nucleus dorsalis nervi vagi, dorsal motor nucleus of vagus, dorsal nucleus of vagus, dorsal vagal nucleus, nucleus alae cinereae. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleus Alae Cinereae

nucleotide deaminases
nucleotide deletion
nucleotide mapping
nucleotide pair
nucleotide phosphotransferase
nucleotide pyrophosphate transferase
nucleus accumbens
nucleus accumbens septi
nucleus acusticus
nucleus alae cinereae (current term)
nucleus ambiguus
nucleus amygdalae
nucleus anterodorsalis
nucleus anteromedialis
nucleus anteroventralis
nucleus arcuatus
nucleus arcuatus thalami
nucleus basalis of Ganser
nucleus caudatus
nucleus centralis lateralis thalami
nucleus centralis tegmenti superior
nucleus centromedianus
nucleus colliculi inferioris
nucleus corporis geniculati medialis

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