dentate nucleus


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dentate nucleus

[′den‚tāt ′nü·klē·əs]
(neuroscience)
An ovoid mass of nerve cells located in the center of each cerebellar hemisphere, which give rise to fibers found in the superior cerebellar peduncle.
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When the lesion is in the dentate nucleus or superior cerebellar peduncle, the olivary degeneration is contralateral.
Stage 18: The Future Corpus Striatum, the Inferior Cerebellar Peduncles, and the Dentate Nucleus.
MRI Brain revealed hyperintense lesions on bilateral dentate nucleus in T2W (Fig 1a) and FLAIR sequence(Fig 1b) .