oculomotor nucleus

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oculomotor nucleus

[¦äk·yə·lō′mōd·ər ′nü·klē·əs]
(neuroscience)
A nucleus in the floor of the midbrain that gives rise to motor fibers of the oculomotor nerve.
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An ischemic lesion of the lower midbrain, which corresponds to the motor nucleus of the oculomotor nerve, was demonstrated in this case (3).

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