NUCLEUS GRACILIS

the nucleus inside the medulla oblongata which is the end of the gracile fasciculus within the dorsal columns of the spinal cord. Commonly referred to as gracile nucleus.

NUCLEUS GRACILIS: "The image of the dissected brainstem clearly portrayed the nucleus gracilis as Joey had never seen it before."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NUCLEUS GRACILIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nucleus-gracilis/ (accessed June 3, 2020).
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