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Brain: Medial parabrachial nucleus
Latin nucleus parabrachialis medialis
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BrainInfo/UW hier-757
MeSH [1]

The Medial parabrachial nucleus is a nucleus of the pons which constitutes part of the pneumotaxic center.[1]

It gets its name from its location relative to the superior cerebellar peduncles, which is also known as the "brachia conjunctiva".


  1. Song G, Yu Y, Poon C (2006). Cytoarchitecture of pneumotaxic integration of respiratory and nonrespiratory information in the rat. J Neurosci 26 (1): 300–10.

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