VESTIBULAR NUCLEI

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., Pam M.S., "VESTIBULAR NUCLEI," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/vestibular-nuclei/ (accessed December 4, 2020).
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