Medical Definition of Nucleus nervi trochlearis

1. A group of motor neurons innervating the superior oblique muscle of the contralateral eye. The nucleus lies in the caudal half of the midbrain, behind the oculomotor nucleus, in the most ventral part of the central gray substance, near the midline. Synonym: nucleus nervi trochlearis, nucleus of trochlear nerve. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleus Nervi Trochlearis

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
nucleus nervi hypoglossi
nucleus nervi oculomotorii
nucleus nervi trochlearis (current term)
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
nucleus of oculomotor nerve
nucleus of solitary tract
nucleus of the mamillary body

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