The two or three small masses of gray matter that is located medial to the emboliform nucleus and lateral to the fastigial nucleus; it receives axons from the intermediate area of the cerebellar hemispheres and its afferents exit through the superior cerebellar peduncle. [ MP:0009982 ]

Synonyms: posterior interpositus nucleus medial interposed nucleus nucleus interpositus posterior globose nucleus medial interpositus (globose) nucleus posterior interposed nucleus medial interpositus nucleus

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
nucleus globosus cerebelli [ NeuroNames:689 ]

latin term
nucleus interpositus posterior cerebelli [ NeuroNames:689 ]

latin term
nucleus interpositus posterior [ FMA:72536 FMA:TA ]

latin term
nuclei globosi [ NeuroNames:689 ]

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/23/Gray707.png

external definition

The globose nucleus is one of the deep cerebellar nuclei. It is located medial to the emboliform nucleus and lateral to the fastigial nucleus. This nucleus contains primarily large and small multipolar neurons. The globose nucleus and emboliform nucleus are occasionally referred to collectively as the interposed nucleus. [WP,unvetted][Wikipedia:Globose_nucleus].

One of two nuclei comprising the interpositus cerebellar nuclear complex of the deep cerebellar nuclei.

has alternative id

UBERON:0004072

has related synonym

nucleus globosus

nuclei globosi

nucleus interpositus posterior cerebelli

nucleus globosus cerebelli

id

UBERON:0002613

taxon notes

It is recognized in human cerebellum but is not distinguishable in all mammalian species

it is recognized in human cerebellum but is not distinguishable in all mammalian species[MP]

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