Nucleus located beneath the floor of the 4th ventricle in the pontine tegmentum, containing motor neurons innervating the lateral rectus muscle of the eye (Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed., 1981, pg 533) [ BIRNLEX:1366 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

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Subsets

uberon_slim, vertebrate_core

latin term
nucleus nervi abducentis [ FMA:TA FMA:54504 ]

latin term
nucleus abducens [ NeuroNames:585 ]

plural term
abducens motor nuclei [ TAO:0000713 ]

definition

Nucleus located beneath the floor of the 4th ventricle in the pontine tegmentum, containing motor neurons innervating the lateral rectus muscle of the eye (Brodal, Neurological Anatomy, 3rd ed., 1981, pg 533)

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external definition

Hindbrain motor nucleus which is the origin of motor axons of cranial nerve VI. From Neuroanatomy of the Zebrafish Brain.[TAO]

external ontology notes

part of medulla oblongata in ABA and ZFA; part of pons in MA and pontine tegmentum in NIF; note that pons/medulla are spatially disjoint in ABA.

has exact synonym

nVI

nucleus nervi abducentis

sixth cranial nerve nucleus

motor nucleus VI

nucleus of abducens nerve (VI)

abducens motor nucleus

abducens VI nucleus

abducent nucleus

abducens motor nuclei

abducens nerve nucleus

nucleus of abducens nerve

has related synonym

nucleus nervi abducentis

nucleus abducens

abducens nucleus proper

id

UBERON:0002682