Ad blocker interference detected!
Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers
Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.
|Brain: Trochlear nucleus|
|Outline of the nucleus raphe dorsalis:|
DRif interfascicular subnucleus,
DRv ventral subnucleus
DRvl ventrolateral subnucleus
DRd dorsal subnucleus
mlf medial longitudinal fasciculus
Aq cerebral aqueduct
IVn trochlear nucleus.
|The cranial nerve nuclei schematically represented; dorsal view. Motor nuclei in red; sensory in blue. (Trochlear is "IV")|
|Latin||nucleus nervi trochlearis|
|Gray's||subject #188 807|
Oddly, fibers from the trochlear nucleus cross over in the midbrain at the superior medullary velum and exit posteriorly, (this is the only cranial nerve to do so). The nerve then goes around the midbrain, and is visible coming out the sides.
- Atlas of anatomy at UMich n2a4p4 - "Brainstem, Cranial Nerve Nuclei, Sagittal Section, Medial View"
- Dictionary at eMedicine nucleus+of+trochlear+nerve
|This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).|