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Principal sensory nucleus of the trigeminus

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principal sensory nucleus of the trigeminus --> principal sensory nucleus of trigeminal nerve

(Science: anatomy, nerve) The term commonly used to designate the nucleus pontis nervi trigeminalis; located in pons lateral to the motor trigeminal nucleus; receives primary sensory (touch and pressure) input via the trigeminal nerve, projects to ventral posteromedial nucleus of thalamus.

Synonym: nucleus sensorius principalis nervi trigemini, nucleus sensorius superior nervi trigemini, principal sensory nucleus of the trigeminus.