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Reticular formation

reticular formation

(Science: anatomy, neurology) A region extending from the pons & medulla oblongata through the mesencephalon, characterised by a diversity of neurons of various sizes and shapes, arranged in different aggregations and enmeshed in a complicated fibre network.


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