Skip to Content

trigeminal tubercle

 

Definition: a longitudinal prominence on the posterolateral surface of the medulla oblongata along the lateral border of the cuneate tubercle; it is the surface profile of the spinal tract of trigeminal nerve, continuous caudally with the posterolateral (dorsolateral) fasciculus (Lissauer tract).

Synonym(s): tuberculum trigeminaleTA, ashen tubercle, gray tubercle, Rolando tubercle

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide