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Medical Term:

parabigeminal nucleus


a group of neuron cell bodies located in the lateral position of the midbrain in the area of spinothalamic fibers; ventrolaterally adjacent to the inferior colliculus with which it has interconnections.

Synonym(s): nucleus parabigeminalisTA

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