Nucleus forming a longitudinal cell column in the medulla, close beneath the floor of the 4th ventricle, containing motor neurons that innervate the muscles of the tongue (Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed., 1981, pg 453) [ BIRNLEX:2644 ]

Synonyms: hypoglossal XII nucleus nucleus nervi hypoglossi hypoglossal nerve nucleus nucleus of hypoglossal nerve hypoglossal nucleus twelfth cranial nerve nucleus

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Term information

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Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

latin term
nucleus nervi hypoglossi [ FMA:TA FMA:54505 ]

latin term
nucleus hypoglossalis [ NeuroNames:757 ]

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/94/Gray694.png

has related synonym

nucleus nervi hypoglossi

nucleus hypoglossalis

id

UBERON:0002871