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inferior olive

n :  a large gray nucleus that forms the interior of the olive on each side of the medulla oblongata and has connections with the thalamus, cerebellum, and spinal cord - called also inferior olivary nucleus  - see ACCESSORY OLIVARY NUCLEUS  - compare SUPERIOR OLIVE  .

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