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Medical Term:

lateral pericuneate nucleus


Definition: a small flattened group of neuron cell bodies located ventrolateral to the cuneate nucleus and insinuated between the cuneate fasciculus and accessory cuneate nucleus and the spinal tract of the trigeminal nerve.

Synonym(s): nucleus pericuneatus lateralisTA

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