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nucleus of accessory nerve

 

Definition: a slender column of motor neurons extending longitudinally through central and lateral parts of the ventral horn of the upper six segments of the spinal cord, giving origin to the accessory nerve.

Synonym(s): nucleus nervi accessoriiTA

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