VESTIBULAR NUCLEI

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nuclei inside the dorsolateral portion of the pons and the medulla oblongata inside of the brain which are recipient to fibers from the vestibular nerve and act to perceive a feeling and awareness of equilibrium and position in space.

VESTIBULAR NUCLEI: "The vestibular nuclei transmit fibers onto the reticular formation, vestibulospinal tract, cerebellum, and thalamus."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "VESTIBULAR NUCLEI," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/vestibular-nuclei/ (accessed July 2, 2022).

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