Principal sensory nucleus

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Brain: Principal sensory nucleus
The cranial nerve nuclei schematically represented; dorsal view. Motor nuclei in red; sensory in blue. (Trigeminal nerve nuclei are at "V".)
Latin nucleus principalis nervi trigemini
Gray's subject #187 787
NeuroNames hier-552
MeSH Trigeminal+nuclei
Dorlands/Elsevier n_11/12582704

The principal sensory nucleus (or chief sensory nucleus) receives information about discriminative sensation and light touch as well as conscious proprioception of the jaw.

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