central cervical nucleus
The term central cervical nucleus refers to a cell column that occupies lamina VII in the upper four cervical segments of the spinal cord. It is located lateral to the intermediomedial cell column ( Carpenter-1983 ). In the mouse it extends into the medulla ( Paxinos-2001 ). In the functional model of central nervous system organization it is classified as part of the subcortical somatosensory system ( Swanson-2004 ) (see Models Where It Appears below).

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 1648

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