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inferior olivary complex

 

Definition: the three nuclei that collectively form what is commonly called the inferior olivary nucleus. These are the principal olivary nucleus (with its dorsal, ventral, and lateral lamellae) and the medial accessory and posterior (dorsal) accessory olivary nuclei.

Synonym(s): complexus olivaris inferiorTA

See Also: principal olivary nucleus

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