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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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