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Olive
Nervous System

Olive

Oliva

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The olive (aka olivary body) is one of two oval prominences located lateral to the pyramid of medulla oblongata. It is composed of nerve tissue and contains the inferior olivary nuclei.

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Olivary Nucleus

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The olivary nucleus, which relays information from the cerebral cortex, diencephalon, and brainstem to the cerebellum

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