Nucleus in the midbrain at the level of the inferior colliculus near the midline, containing the motor neurons giving rise to the trochlear nerve, innervating the contralateral superior oblique extraocular muscle of the eye (Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed, 1981, pg. 533). [ BIRNLEX:1488 ]

Synonyms: nucleus nervi trochlearis fourth cranial nerve nucleus trochlear motor nucleus nucleus of trochlear nerve nIV motor nucleus IV trochlear IV nucleus

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, vertebrate_core

latin term
nucleus nervi trochlearis [ FMA:TA FMA:54518 ]

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c6/Drn.png

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/c/c6/Drn.png/200px-Drn.png

has related synonym

nucleus nervi trochlearis

id

UBERON:0002722