Medical Definition of Nucleus tecti

1. The most medial of the cerebellar nuclei, lying medial to the interpositus nucleus, near the midline, in the white matter underneath the vermis of the cerebellar cortex. It receives the axons of Purkinje cells from all parts of the vermis. Its major projection is to the vestibular nuclei and medullary reticular formation. Synonym: nucleus fastigii, fastigatum, nucleus tecti, roof nucleus, tectal nucleus. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleus Tecti

nucleus posterior hypothalami
nucleus preopticus lateralis
nucleus preopticus medialis
nucleus pulposus
nucleus pyramidalis
nucleus reticularis thalami
nucleus ruber
nucleus salivatorius inferior
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 (current term)
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
nucleus ventralis lateralis
nucleus ventralis posterior intermedius thalami
nucleus ventralis posterior thalami
nucleus ventralis posterolateralis thalami
nucleus ventralis posteromedialis thalami
nucleus ventralis thalami
nucleus ventromedialis hypothalami

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