Superior vestibular nucleus

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Brain: Superior vestibular nucleus
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Terminal nuclei of the vestibular nerve, with their upper connections. (#7 is Nucleus of Bechterew.) View of medulla.
Latin nucleus vestibularis superior
Gray's p.861
NeuroNames hier-712
NeuroLex ID nlx_144001

The superior vestibular nucleus, (Bechterew’s nucleus) is the dorso-lateral part of the vestibular nucleus and receives collaterals and terminals from the ascending branches of the vestibular nerve.

Sends uncrossed fibers to cranial nerve 3 and 4 via the medial longitudinal fasciculus (MLF)

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.