Medical Definition of Spinal trigeminal nucleus

1. The long sensory nucleus extending from the caudal border of the pontine sensory nucleus of the trigeminus down through the lateral region of the rhombencephalon into the upper three segments of the spinal cord's dorsal horn; it receives the fibres of the sensory root of the trigeminal nerve which descend along its lateral border as the spinal tract of trigeminal nerve. Synonym: nucleus tractus spinalis nervi trigemini, descending nucleus of the trigeminus, spinal nucleus of the trigeminus. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spinal Trigeminal Nucleus

spinal part of arachnoid
spinal point
spinal puncture
spinal quotient
spinal reflex
spinal root of accessory nerve
spinal shock
spinal sign
spinal stroke
spinal tap
spinal taps
spinal tract
spinal tract of trigeminal nerve
spinal tractotomy
spinal trigeminal nucleus (current term)
spinal tumour
spinal vein
spinal veins
spinalis capitis muscle
spinalis cervicis muscle
spinalis muscle
spinalis thoracis

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