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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
Part of
BrainInfo/UW hier-552
MeSH A08.

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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Cranial nerves

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