Superior vestibular nucleus

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Superior vestibular nucleus
Gray761.png
Terminal nuclei of the vestibular nerve, with their upper connections. (#7 is Nucleus of Bechterew.) View of medulla.
Details
Latin nucleus vestibularis superior
Identifiers
Gray's p.861
NeuroNames hier-712
NeuroLex ID Superior vestibular nucleus
Dorlands
/Elsevier
n_11/12584153
TA A14.1.05.429
FMA FMA:54617
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

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)

References[edit]

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