Medical Definition of Nucleus cuneatus accessorius

1. A cell group lateral to the cuneate nucleus which receives posterior-root fibres corresponding to the proprioceptive innervation of the arm and hand; it projects to the cerebellum by way of the cuneocerebellar tract, and can be considered the upper-extremity equivalent of the thoracic nucleus. Synonym: nucleus cuneatus accessorius, external cuneate nucleus, lateral cuneate nucleus, Monakow's nucleus. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleus Cuneatus Accessorius

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
nucleus cuneatus
nucleus cuneatus accessorius (current term)
nucleus dentatus cerebelli
nucleus dorsalis
nucleus dorsalis corporis trapezoidei
nucleus dorsalis nervi vagi
nucleus dorsomedialis hypothalami
nucleus emboliformis
nucleus facialis
nucleus fasciculi gracilis
nucleus fastigii
nucleus fibrosus linguae
nucleus filiformis
nucleus funiculi cuneati
nucleus funiculi gracilis
nucleus gelatinosus

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