GRACILE TUBERCLE

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Elongated swelling on the upper end of the gracile fasciculus in the medulla oblongata. Tubercle contains the nucleus gracilis that receives dorsal root fibers from sensory receptors in the leg.

GRACILE TUBERCLE: "The gracile tubercle receive dorsal root fibres."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GRACILE TUBERCLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gracile-tubercle/ (accessed October 6, 2022).

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