nucleus raphes posterior


nucleus raphes posterior
[TA] posterior raphe nucleus: a large raphe nucleus extending from the anterior part of the pons through the mesencephalon; its neurons are serotoninergic. Called also dorsal raphe n. and n. raphes dorsalis.

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