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Medical Term:

tuberal nuclei

 

Definition: two or three small, encapsulated, round or ovoid clusters of cells in the lateral hypothalamic area along the surface of the tuber cinereum; their connections and functional significance are unknown.

Synonym(s): nuclei tuberales lateralesTA

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