Medical Definition of Nucleus dorsalis nervi vagi

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 Dorsalis Nervi Vagi

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
nucleus dentatus cerebelli
nucleus dorsalis
nucleus dorsalis corporis trapezoidei
nucleus dorsalis nervi vagi (current term)
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
nucleus gigantocellularis medullae oblongatae
nucleus globosus
nucleus gracilis
nucleus habenulae

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