Plan of the facial and intermediate nerves and their communication with other nerves. (Nucleus salivatorius visible at upper left.)
|Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy|
The salivatory nuclei are the nuclei that innervate the salivary glands. They are located in the pontine tegmentum, also called the dorsal pons. The salivatory nuclei consist of two groups, the superior salivatory nucleus and the inferior salivatory nucleus.