|Brain: Antero-lateral sulcus|
|Latin||sulcus anterolateralis medullae spinalis|
|Gray's||subject #187 768|
Certain of the cranial nerves pass through the substance of the medulla oblongata, and are attached to its surface in series with the roots of the spinal nerves; thus, the fibers of the hypoglossal nerve represent the upward continuation of the anterior nerve roots, and emerge in linear series from a furrow termed the antero-lateral sulcus (or ventrolateral sulcus).
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