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Medical Term:

nuclei of cranial nerves

 

Definition: groups of nerve cells associated with the cranial nerves either as motor nuclei (nuclei originis) or sensory nuclei (nuclei terminationis).

Synonym(s): nucleus nervi cranialisTA

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