n. a portion of brain tissue which appears to be accumulations of neurons having similar connections and functions. This cluster or group of cells is usually located within the cerebrum and cerebellum. - pl. brain nuclei

BRAIN NUCLEUS: "In a brain nucleus, there is an observed condensation of neurons or nerve cells interconnected by nerve fibers."
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