Hypoglossal trigone

Hypoglossal trigone

Rhomboid fossa. (Trigonum hypoglossi labeled at center left.)

Human caudal brainstem posterior view description (Trigonum nervi hypoglossi is #6)
Latin trigonum nervi hypoglossi
NeuroNames hier-632
TA A14.1.05.708
FMA 78489

Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

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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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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