trigeminal tubercle

Type:Term

Definitions
1. a longitudinal prominence on the posterolateral surface of the medulla oblongata along the lateral border of the cuneate tubercle; it is the surface profile of the spinal tract of trigeminal nerve, continuous caudally with the posterolateral (dorsolateral) fasciculus (Lissauer tract).

Synonyms
tuberculum trigeminale , ashen tubercle , gray tubercle , Rolando tubercle

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