Medical Definition of Nucleus salivatorius superior

1. A group of preganglionic parasympathetic motor neurons situated rostral and lateral to the inferior salivatory nucleus; it governs secretion of the lacrimal, sublingual, and submaxillary glands by way of the facial nerve and the sphenopalatine and submandibular ganglia. Synonym: nucleus salivatorius superior, superior salivary nucleus. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleus Salivatorius Superior

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
nucleus salivatorius superior (current term)
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
nucleus ventralis intermedius thalami

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