perihypoglossal nuclei
The term perihypoglossal nuclei refers to three cell groups in the floor of the fourth ventricle, the medial dorsal portion of the. medulla. Identified by Nissl stain they are: the nucleus intercalatus, nucleus prepositus, and sublingual nucleus. The three nuclei are found in the human ( Carpenter-1983), macaque ( Paxinos-2009a ), rat ( Swanson-2004 ), and mouse ( Dong-2004 ). Functionally they constitute one of the vestibulomotor regions of the behavior control column ( Swanson-2004 ).

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