TEGMENTUM

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noun. the central core of the pons and midbrain. It consists of motor and sensory tracts going through the midbrain and additionally, many nuclei, inclusive of the red nucleus, subthalamic nucleus and occulomotor nucleus.

TEGMENTUM: "The tedmentum is highlighted in red for the class to view it easily."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "TEGMENTUM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tegmentum/ (accessed December 3, 2021).

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