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vestibular area


Definition: the area in the floor of the fourth ventricle lateral to the sulcus limitans [TA] and medial to the restiform body [TA] that overlies the vestibular nuclei and portions of the cochlear nuclei.

Synonym(s): area vestibularisTA

See Also: inferior vestibular area of internal acoustic meatus, superior vestibular area of internal acoustic meatus

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