Medical Definition of Nucleus nervi facialis

1. A group of motor neurons located in the ventrolateral region of the lower pontine tegmentum and innervating the facial muscles, the stapedius muscle in the middle ear, the posterior limb of the musculus digastricus, and the stylohyoid muscle. Synonym: nucleus nervi facialis, facial motor nucleus, motor nucleus of facial nerve, nucleus facialis. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleus Nervi Facialis

nucleus intermediolateralis
nucleus intermediomedialis
nucleus interpeduncularis
nucleus interpositus
nucleus interstitialis
nucleus lateralis medullae oblongatae
nucleus lateralis thalami
nucleus lemnisci lateralis
nucleus lentiformis
nucleus lentis
nucleus masticatorius
nucleus medialis centralis thalami
nucleus medialis thalami
nucleus motorius nervi trigemini
nucleus nervi abducentis
nucleus nervi facialis (current term)
nucleus nervi hypoglossi
nucleus nervi oculomotorii
nucleus nervi trochlearis
nucleus niger
nucleus of Darkschewitsch
nucleus of Goll
nucleus of Luys
nucleus of cuneate fasciculus
nucleus of hypoglossal nerve
nucleus of inferior colliculus
nucleus of lateral geniculate body
nucleus of lateral lemniscus
nucleus of lens
nucleus of medial geniculate body

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