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Encyclopedia > Superior vestibular nucleus
Brain: Superior vestibular nucleus
Terminal nuclei of the vestibular nerve, with their upper connections. (#7 is Nucleus of Bechterew.)
Latin nucleus vestibularis superior
Gray's subject #191 861
NeuroNames hier-712
Dorlands/Elsevier n_11/12584153

The superior vestibular nucleus (Bechterew’s nucleus) is the dorso-lateral part of the vestibular nucleus and receives collaterals and terminals from the ascending branches of the vestibular nerve. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The vestibular nerve is one of the two branches of the Vestibulocochlear nerve (the cochlear nerve is the other. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... NeuroNames is a system of nomenclature for the brain and related structures. ... Elseviers logo. ... The nuclei of the vestibular nerve. ... The vestibular nerve is one of the two branches of the Vestibulocochlear nerve (the cochlear nerve is the other. ...

Its axons terminate in much the same manner as do those from the lateral nucleus. An axon, or nerve fiber, is a long slender projection of a nerve cell, or neuron, which conducts electrical impulses away from the neurons cell body or soma. ... The Lateral hypothalamus is a part of the hypothalamus. ...

This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy after Henry Gray, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...

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IX. Neurology. 4e. Composition and Central Connections of the Spinal Nerves. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human ... (8263 words)
The preganglionic fibers from this nucleus terminate in the otic ganglion; the postganglionic fibers from the otic ganglion pass to the parotid gland.
The descending branches terminate in the dorsal (medial) vestibular nucleus, the principal nucleus of the vestibular nerve.
The axons arise from the nucleus of the oculomotor nerve and pass in bundles through the posterior longitudinal bundle, the tegmentum, the red nucleus and the medial margin of the substantia nigra in a series of curves and finally emerge from the oculomotor sulcus on the medial side of the cerebral peduncle.
Sylvius Neuroanatomical Reference / Glossary Index (24 words)
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