Nucleus in the pontine tegmentum of most mammals that receives projections from the ventral cochlear nucleus via the large specialized synapse, the Calyx of Held. It is not clear whether a well defined nucleus is present in humans, although humans may possess scattered cells with similar input. [ BIRNLEX:2595 ]

Synonyms: MNTB

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database cross reference
  • BIRNLEX:2595
  • DHBA:12460
  • FMA:75732