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Brain: Principal sensory nucleus
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The cranial nerve nuclei schematically represented; dorsal view. Motor nuclei in red; sensory in blue. (Trigeminal nerve nuclei are at "V".)
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Latin nucleus principalis nervi trigemini
Gray's subject #187 787
Part of
Components
Artery
Vein
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MeSH A08.186.211.132.931

The principal sensory nucleus (or chief sensory nucleus) receives information about discriminative sensation and light touch as well as conscious proprioception of the jaw.

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Cranial nerves

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