nucleus

(redirected from Cochlear nuclei)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Cochlear nuclei: Vestibular nuclei
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for nucleus

Synonyms for nucleus

a source of further growth and development

Synonyms for nucleus

the positively charged dense center of an atom

a small group of indispensable persons or things

Related Words

(astronomy) the center of the head of a comet

any histologically identifiable mass of neural cell bodies in the brain or spinal cord

the central structure of the lens that is surrounded by the cortex

References in periodicals archive ?
(3) Cell loss of the cochlear nuclei, especially in the ventral nuclei, has also been observed in these patients, as have minor changes in the olive, the superior olivary complex, and the inferior colliculus.
Effects of congenital deafness in the cochlear nuclei of Shaker-2 mice: An ultrastructural analysis of synapse morphology in the enbulbs of Held.