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 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

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Subsets

pheno_slim

definition
  • The group of motor neurons residing in the pons that innervate the muscles of facial expression.
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 exact synonym
  • nucleus of facial nerve
  • facial VII nucleus
  • facial nerve nucleus
has related synonym
  • facial VII motor nucleus
id
  • UBERON:0000127