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Medical Term:

nuclei viscerales nervi oculomotorii


Definition: the visceral motor nucleus of the oculomotor nerve, also commonly called the Edinger-Westphal nucleus, can be divided into an anterior medial nucleus [TA] (nucleus anteromedialis [TA]) and a posterior nucleus [TA] (nucleus dorsalis [TA]).

See Also: Edinger-Westphal nucleus

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