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nucleus of Darkschewitsch

Pronunciation: dahrk-sha'vich

Definition: an ovoid cell group in the anterior central gray substance rostral to the oculomotor nucleus, receiving fibers from the vestibular nuclei by way of the medial longitudinal fasciculus; projections are not known, although some cross in the posterior commissure.

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