Hypoglossal trigone

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Brain: Hypoglossal trigone
Rhomboid fossa. (Trigonum hypoglossi labeled at center left.)
Latin trigonum nervi hypoglossi
Gray's subject #187 779
NeuroNames hier-632
Dorlands/Elsevier t_19/12823554


In the upper part of the medulla oblongata, the hypoglossal nucleus approaches the rhomboid fossa, where it lies close to the middle line, under an eminence named the hypoglossal trigone.

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