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Encyclopedia > Ventral reticular nucleus
Brain: Ventral reticular nucleus
Latin nucleus reticularis ventralis
NeuroNames hier-730

The ventral reticular nucleus is a continuation of the parvocellular nucleus in the brainstem. 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. ... The brain stem is the stalk of the brain below the cerebral hemispheres. ...


The ventral reticular nucleus has been shown to receive afferent projections from the dentate gyrus in rabbits [1]. The dentate gyrus is part of the hippocampal formation. ...


The rostral portion of the ventral reticular nucleus has been shown to mediate inspiration along with a portion of the lateral reticular nucleus. Inhalation is the movement of air from the external environment, through the airways, into the alveoli during breathing. ... A nucleus of the medulla oblongata involved with co-ordinating baroreceptor signals to control arterial blood pressure. ...


References

  1. ^ Tang, ZW et al. The fiber projections from the dentate nucleus to the reticular formation of the brain stem in the rabbit. Anatomy and Embryology (Berlin). 1987;175(4):517-20.

 
 

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