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oculomotor sulcus of mesencephalon


Definition: a groove in the lateral wall of the interpeduncular fossa of the midbrain from which the rootlets of the oculomotor nerve emerge.

Synonym(s): sulcus nervi oculomotoriiTA, medial sulcus of crus cerebri, sulcus medialis cruris cerebri, sulcus of the oculomotor nerve

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