Hypoglossal trigone

Hypoglossal trigone

a slight elevation in the floor of the inferior recess of the fourth ventricle, beneath which is the nucleus of origin of the twelfth cranial nerve.

Synonym: trigonum nervi hypoglossi, eminentia hypoglossi, hypoglossal eminence, trigone of hypoglossal nerve, trigonum hypoglossi, tuberculum hypoglossi.

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