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Solitary Nucleus
MeSH HeadingSolitary Nucleus
Tree NumberA08.186.211.132.810.406.750
Tree NumberA08.186.211.865.467.500.750
Scope NoteGray 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.
Entry TermNucleus of the Solitary Tract
Entry TermNucleus Solitarius
Entry TermNucleus Tractus Solitarii
Entry TermSolitary Tract Nucleus
Allowable QualifiersAB AH BS CH CY DE EM EN GD IM IN ME MI PA PH PP PS RA RE RI SE SU TR UL US VI
Previous Indexing Medulla Oblongata (1966-1993)
History Note94
Date of Entry19921228
Unique IDD017552


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Nervous System [A08]
   Central Nervous System [A08.186]
      Brain [A08.186.211]
         Brain Stem [A08.186.211.132]
            Rhombencephalon [A08.186.211.132.810]
               Medulla Oblongata [A08.186.211.132.810.406]
Area Postrema [A08.186.211.132.810.406.286]
Olivary Nucleus [A08.186.211.132.810.406.574]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeSolitary Nucleus [A08.186.211.132.810.406.750]

 
Nervous System [A08]
   Central Nervous System [A08.186]
      Brain [A08.186.211]
         Rhombencephalon [A08.186.211.865]
            Myelencephalon [A08.186.211.865.467]
               Medulla Oblongata [A08.186.211.865.467.500]
Area Postrema [A08.186.211.865.467.500.286]
Olivary Nucleus [A08.186.211.865.467.500.574]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeSolitary Nucleus [A08.186.211.865.467.500.750]

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