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Medial parabrachial nucleus

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Title: Medial parabrachial nucleus  
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Subject: Lateral parabrachial nucleus, Pons, Oral pontine reticular nucleus, Caudal pontine reticular nucleus, Central tegmental tract
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Medial parabrachial nucleus

Medial parabrachial nucleus
Latin nucleus parabrachialis medialis
NeuroLex ID Medial parabrachial nucleus
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

In the human brain, the medial parabrachial nucleus is one of three nuclei in the parabrachial area at the junction of the midbrain and pons. It relays information from the taste area of the solitary nucleus to the ventral posteromedial nucleus of the thalamus.[1]


  1. ^ Thomas P. Naidich; Henri M. Duvernoy; Bradley N. Delman (1 January 2009). Duvernoy's Atlas of the Human Brain Stem and Cerebellum: High-field MRI : Surface Anatomy, Internal Structure, Vascularization and 3D Sectional Anatomy. Springer. p. 324.  
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