Nuclear complex containing subnuclei that give rise to the axons of the occulomotor nerve, both motor and parasympathetic fibers, situated at the midline at the level of the superior colliculus in the midbrain tegmentum (Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed., 1981, pg 533-534). [ BIRNLEX:1240 ]

Synonyms: oculomotor III nucleus oculomotor III nuclear complex nucleus nervi oculomotorii nucleus of oculomotor nerve nucleus of third cranial nerve oculomotor nucleus OM third cranial nerve nucleus nucleus of oculomotor nuclear complex

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Term information


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OM [ XAO:0004389 ]

latin term
nucleus nervi oculomotorii [ FMA:TA FMA:54510 ]

latin term
nucleus oculomotorius [ NeuroNames:492 ]

depicted by

external definition

The nucleus of the oculomotor nerve (cranial nerve III)[XAO:0004389].

fma set term

has related synonym

oculomotor motornucleus

motor nucleus III


nucleus oculomotorius