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red nucleus

Oval nucleus centrally placed in the rostral midbrain reticular formation that receives fibers from the deep cerebellar nuclei and cerebral cortex and projects to the cerebellum, brainstem, spinal cord and probably thalamus; involved in motor function.

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Related Words

brainstem ; cerebellum ; cerebral cortex ; midbrain ; reticular formation ; rostral ; spinal cord ; thalamus