"Solitary Nucleus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Gray matter located in the dorsomedial part of the MEDULLA OBLONGATA associated with the solitary tract. The solitary nucleus receives inputs from most organ systems including the terminations of the facial, glossopharyngeal, and vagus nerves. It is a major coordinator of AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM regulation of cardiovascular, respiratory, gustatory, gastrointestinal, and chemoreceptive aspects of HOMEOSTASIS. The solitary nucleus is also notable for the large number of NEUROTRANSMITTERS which are found therein.
- Solitary Nucleus
- Nucleus, Solitary
- Nucleus of the Solitary Tract
- Nucleus Solitarius
- Nucleus Tractus Solitarii
- Nucleus Tractus Solitarius
- Solitary Tract Nucleus
- Nucleus, Solitary Tract
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