NUCLEUS GRACILIS

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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., Sam M.S., "NUCLEUS GRACILIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nucleus-gracilis/ (accessed May 24, 2022).

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