Hypoglossal trigone

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Hypoglossal trigone
Rhomboid fossa. (Trigonum hypoglossi labeled at center left.)
Human caudal brainstem posterior view description.JPG
Human caudal brainstem posterior view description (Trigonum nervi hypoglossi is #6)
Latin trigonum nervi hypoglossi
NeuroNames 635
TA A14.1.05.708
FMA 78489
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

In the upper part of the medulla oblongata, the hypoglossal nucleus approaches the rhomboid fossa, where it lies close to the middle line, under an eminence named the hypoglossal trigone.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 779 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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