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Anterolateral sulcus of medulla

The anterolateral sulcus (or ventrolateral sulcus) is a sulcus on the side of the medulla oblongata between the olive and pyramid. The rootlets of the hypoglossal nerve (CN XII) emerge from this sulcus.

Anterolateral sulcus
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Anterolateral sulcus is visible at #8.
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Anteroinferior view of the medulla oblongata and pons. (Anterolateral sulcus visible but not labeled.)
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Latinsulcus anterolateralis medullae oblongatae
NeuroNames710
TAA14.1.04.005
FMA83797
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

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