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peripeduncular nucleus


Definition: a group of neuron cell bodies that form a thin, caplike configuration over the dorsolateral aspect of the crus cerebri; many of its cells are acetylcholinesterase positive.

Synonym(s): nucleus peripeduncularisTA

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