The cochlear nuclei consist of: (a) the dorsal cochlear nucleus, corresponding to the tuberculum acusticum on the dorso-lateral surface of the inferior peduncle; and (b) the ventral or accessory cochlear nucleus, placed between the two divisions of the nerve, on the ventral aspect of the inferior peduncle. [WP,unvetted]. [ ]

Synonyms: cochlear nuclei

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nuclei cochleares



location notes

WP says 'The CN is located at the dorso-lateral side of the brainstem, spanning the junction of the pons and medulla.'. MA places this in pons, other sources the medulla

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