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medullopontine sulcus


Definition: the transverse groove on the ventral aspect of the brainstem that demarcates the medulla from the pons and contains the emerging roots of the sixth, seventh, and eighth cranial nerves.

Synonym(s): sulcus bulbopontisTA

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