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the group of motor neurons residing in the pons that innervate the muscles of facial expression [ MP:0000909 https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0838580343 ]

Synonyms: nucleus of facial nerve facial VII nucleus facial nerve nucleus

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

pheno_slim

external ontology notes

FMA has 3 subclasses - left, right and motor nucleus of facial nerve, but no defs. It's not clear how facial nucleus is distinct from facial motor nucleus.

has related synonym

facial VII motor nucleus

id

UBERON:0000127