- Tegmentum Mesencephali
anatomy The portion of midbrain situated under the dorsal TECTUM MESENCEPHALI. The two ventrolateral cylindrical masses or peduncles are large nerve ...
anatomy The anterior subdivision of the embryonic forebrain (prosencephalon) or the corresponding part of the adult forebrain that ...
- Thalamic Nuclei
anatomy Several groups of nuclei in the thalamus that serve as the major relay centers for sensory impulses in the brain.
anatomy Paired bodies containing mostly gray substance and forming part of the lateral wall of the third ventricle of the brain. The thalamus ...
- Trigeminal Nerve
anatomy The 5th and largest cranial nerve. The trigeminal nerve is a mixed motor and sensory nerve. The larger sensory part forms the ophthalmic, mandibular, and ...
- Trigeminal Nuclei
anatomy Nuclei of the trigeminal nerve situated in the brain stem. They include the nucleus of the spinal trigeminal tract (TRIGEMINAL NUCLEUS, ...
- Vestibular Nerve
anatomy The vestibular part of the 8th cranial nerve (VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE). The vestibular nerve fibers arise from neurons of Scarpa's ganglion and project ...
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