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Encyclopedia > Lateral reticular nucleus

A nucleus of the medulla oblongata involved with co-ordinating baroreceptor signals to control arterial blood pressure. It is often abbreviated to LRN.

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Reticular formation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3007 words)
The reticular formation, phylogenetically one of the oldest portions of the brain, is a poorly-differentiated area of the brain stem, centered roughly in the pons, but with the ascending reticular activating system connecting to areas in the thalamus, hypothalamus, and cortex, and the descending reticular activating system connecting to the cerebellum and sensory nerves.
Expiration is mediated by the nucleus reticularis parvocellularis and the dorsorostral portion of the gigantocellularis.
Excitatory innervation of caudal hypoglossal nucleus from nucleus reticularis gigantocellularis in the rat.
The caudal pressor area of the rat: its precise location and projections to the ventrolateral medulla -- Sun and ... (7031 words)
lateral reticular nucleus and ventromedial to the medullary dorsal
to the calamus scriptorius, and 2.0 mm lateral to the midline.
the calamus scriptorius, 2.0 mm lateral to the midline, and 1.7
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