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gustatory lemniscus


Definition: the uncrossed secondary-sensory fiber system ascending from the rhombencephalic gustatory nucleus to the parabrachial nuclei (rostral pontine level) and directly to the thalamic gustatory nucleus (ventral posteromedial nucleus, pars parvicellularis).

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