"Medulla Oblongata" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The lower portion of the BRAIN STEM. It is inferior to the PONS and anterior to the CEREBELLUM. Medulla oblongata serves as a relay station between the brain and the spinal cord, and contains centers for regulating respiratory, vasomotor, cardiac, and reflex activities.
- Nucleus Ambiguus
- Ambiguus, Nucleus
- Ambiguous Nucleus
- Nucleus, Ambiguous
Accessory Cuneate Nucleus
- Accessory Cuneate Nucleus
- Cuneate Nucleus, Accessory
- Nucleus, Accessory Cuneate
- Lateral Cuneate Nucleus
- Cuneate Nucleus, Lateral
- Nucleus, Lateral Cuneate
- External Cuneate Nucleus
- Cuneate Nucleus, External
- Nucleus, External Cuneate
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Medulla Oblongata" by people in Profiles.
Calcifying Pseudoneoplasm of the Cervicomedullary Junction: Case Report and a Literature Review. World Neurosurg. 2016 Jan; 85:364.e11-8.
Preliminary observations on the vasomotor responses to electrical stimulation of the ventrolateral surface of the human medulla. J Neurosurg. 2012 Jul; 117(1):150-5.
Primary medulla oblongata germinoma in a male patient. J Clin Neurosci. 2012 May; 19(5):769-71.
Arterial compression of the retro-olivary sulcus of the medulla in essential hypertension: a multivariate analysis. J Hypertens. 2005 Nov; 23(11):2027-31.
Arterial compression of the retro-olivary sulcus of the ventrolateral medulla in essential hypertension and diabetes. Hypertension. 2005 Oct; 46(4):982-5.
Vascular compression of the rostral ventrolateral medulla in sympathetic mediated essential hypertension. Hypertension. 2000 Jul; 36(1):78-82.
Hypertensive effect of tissue kallikrein in rostral ventrolateral medulla is mediated by brain kinins. Brain Res. 1995 Dec 15; 704(1):103-6.
Centrally mediated ocular hypotension: potential role of imidazoline receptors. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1995 Jul 12; 763:463-85.
Rostral ventrolateral medulla as a site for the central hypertensive action of kinins. Hypertension. 1994 Jan; 23(1):52-8.
Neuronal activity in narcolepsy: identification of cataplexy-related cells in the medial medulla. Science. 1991 May 31; 252(5010):1315-8.