The sensory trigeminal nerve nuclei are the largest of the cranial nerve nuclei, and extend through the whole of the midbrain, pons and medulla. There is also a distinct trigeminal motor nucleus that is medial to the chief sensory nucleus[WP]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trigeminal_nerve_nuclei ]

Synonyms: trigeminal nuclei

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Term information

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external ontology notes

in MA and FMA this is part of the pons / pontime tegmentum. We weaken this to overlaps to avoid inconsistency. In NIF this is a composite structure spanning multiple regions, which is more appropriate.

has related synonym

nuclei trigemini

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UBERON:0007641