RED NUCLEUS

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Structure in the rostral midbrain, a subcortical center of the extrapyramidal motor system. Receives information from the cerebellum and is the origin point of the rubrospinal tract.

RED NUCLEUS: "The magnocellular red nucleus and parvocellular red nucleus are both involved in motor function."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RED NUCLEUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/red-nucleus/ (accessed December 5, 2021).

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