Pyramid of medulla oblongata
|Brain: Pyramid of medulla oblongata|
|Medulla oblongata and pons. Anterior surface. (Pyramid visible at center.)|
|Section of the medulla oblongata at about the middle of the olive. (Pyramid visible at bottom center.)|
|Latin||pyramis medullae oblongatae|
|Gray's||subject #187 768|
Its upper end is slightly constricted, and between it and the pons the fibers of the abducent nerve emerge; a little below the pons it becomes enlarged and prominent, and finally tapers into the anterior funiculus of the medulla spinalis, with which, at first sight, it appears to be directly continuous.
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