Medical Definition of Nucleus salivatorius inferior

1. A group of preganglionic parasympathetic motor neurons located in the reticular formation of the medulla oblongata dorsal to the nucleus ambiguus; its axons leave the brain with the glossopharyngeal nerve and govern secretion from the parotid gland by the intermediary of the ganglion oticum; cells of the inferior and superior nucleus are scattered and overlapping in lateral regions of the reticular formation. Synonym: nucleus salivatorius inferior, inferior salivary nucleus. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleus Salivatorius Inferior

nucleus of solitary tract
nucleus of the mamillary body
nucleus of trochlear nerve
nucleus olivaris
nucleus olivaris accessorius dorsalis
nucleus olivaris accessorius medialis
nucleus paracentralis thalami
nucleus paraventricularis
nucleus posterior hypothalami
nucleus preopticus lateralis
nucleus preopticus medialis
nucleus pulposus
nucleus pyramidalis
nucleus reticularis thalami
nucleus ruber
nucleus salivatorius inferior (current term)
nucleus salivatorius superior
nucleus sensorius principalis nervi trigemini
nucleus sensorius superior nervi trigemini
nucleus spinalis nervi accessorii
nucleus subthalamicus
nucleus suprachiasmatica
nucleus supraopticus hypothalami
nucleus tecti
nucleus thoracicus
nucleus tractus mesencephali nervi trigemini
nucleus tractus solitarii
nucleus tractus spinalis nervi trigemini
nucleus ventralis anterior thalami
nucleus ventralis corporis trapezoidei

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