Nucleus prepositus hypoglossi

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Nucleus prepositus hypoglossi
Latin Nucleus prepositus hypoglossi
NeuroLex ID Nucleus prepositus
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

Located in the caudal Pons and upper medulla oblongata, the nucleus praepositus hypoglossi or NPH is part of the horizontal gaze holding system. It functions as a neural integrator.

A cross section of the lower pons showing the nucleus praepositus hypoglossi (#5) labeled at the top left