red nucleus


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red nucleus

[′red ′nü·klē·əs]
(histology)
A mass of reticular fibers in the gray matter of the tegmentum of the mesencephalon of higher vertebrates; it receives fibers from the cerebellum of the opposite side and gives rise to rubrospinal tract fibers of the opposite side.
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25,26] The sections containing, nucleus rotandus and red nucleus selected as reference sections for volume estimation were used i.
The fasciculated axons of the 3rd cranial nerve initially traverse the MLF when leaving the oculomotor complex, diverge as they pass through the red nucleus, and then converge prior to exiting the anterior surface of the upper midbrain (Figure 3).
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