Superior vestibular nucleus

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Brain: Superior vestibular nucleus
Terminal nuclei of the vestibular nerve, with their upper connections. (#7 is Nucleus of Bechterew.)
Latin nucleus vestibularis superior
Gray's subject #191 861
NeuroNames hier-712
Dorlands/Elsevier n_11/12584153

The superior vestibular nucleus (Bechterew’s nucleus) is the dorso-lateral part of the vestibular nucleus and receives collaterals and terminals from the ascending branches of the vestibular nerve.

Its axons terminate in much the same manner as do those from the lateral nucleus.

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