Medical Definition of Nucleus arcuatus

1. The small ventral region of the ventral posteromedial nucleus of thalamus in which the fibres of the gustatory lemniscus and secondary trigeminal tracts terminate; it projects to the lower part of the postcentral gyrus of the cerebral cortex. Synonym: arcuate nucleus, nucleus arcuatus thalami, nucleus arcuatus, semilunar nucleus of Flechsig, thalamic gustatory nucleus. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleus Arcuatus

nucleus accumbens
nucleus accumbens septi
nucleus acusticus
nucleus alae cinereae
nucleus ambiguus
nucleus amygdalae
nucleus anterodorsalis
nucleus anteromedialis
nucleus anteroventralis
nucleus arcuatus (current term)
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
nucleus cuneatus
nucleus cuneatus accessorius
nucleus dentatus cerebelli
nucleus dorsalis
nucleus dorsalis corporis trapezoidei
nucleus dorsalis nervi vagi

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