The medial vestibular nucleus is one of the vestibular nuclei. It is located in the medulla oblongata. Lateral vestibulo-spinal tract (lateral vestibular nucleus 'Deiters')- via ventrolateral medulla and spinal cord to ventral funiculus (lumbo-sacral segments). Ipsilaterally for posture Medial vestibulo-spinal tract (medial, lateral, inferior, vestibular nuclei), bilateral projection via descending medial longitudinal fasciculus to cervical segments. DESCENDING MLF. Bilaterally for head/neck/eye movements [WP,unvetted]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medial_vestibular_nucleus ]

Synonyms: chief vestibular nucleus dorsal vestibular nucleus triangular nucleus nucleus of Schwalbe Schwalbe's nucleus principal vestibular nucleus nucleus triangularis

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uberon_slim

latin term
nucleus triangularis [ FMA:TA FMA:54611 ]

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nucleus vestibularis medialis
medial nucleus

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UBERON:0001722

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