principal sensory nucleus of trigeminal nerve


principal sensory nucleus of trigeminal nerve
nucleus principalis nervi trigemini [TA] the nucleus of termination of afferent fibers of the trigeminal nerve, carrying impulses for sensations of touch and pressure, located in the dorsolateral part of the middle of the pons, just lateral to the trigeminal motor nucleus. Called also pontine n. of trigeminal nerve.

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