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Medical Term:

cuneate tubercle


Definition: the bulbous rostral extremity of the fasciculus cuneatus corresponding to the position of the cunate nucleus, lying lateral to the gracile tubercle and separated from the trigeminal tubercle (tuberculum cinereum) on its lateral side by the posterior lateral sulcus.

Synonym(s): tuberculum cuneatum, wedge-shaped tubercle

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