nucleus gracilis nucleus grac·i·lis (grās’ə-lĭs)
The medial of the three nuclei of the dorsal spinal column, receiving dorsal root fibers conveying sensory innervation of the leg.
- Nucleus of solitary tract
nucleus of solitary tract n. A slender cell column that extends through the dorsal part of the medulla oblongata, is the visceral sensory nucleus of the brainstem, and receives the afferent fibers of the vagus, glossopharyngeal, and facial nerves via the solitary tract.
[noo-klahyd, nyoo-] /ˈnu klaɪd, ˈnyu-/ noun, Physics. 1. an atomic species in which the atoms all have the same atomic number and mass number. 2. an individual atom in such a species. /ˈnjuːklaɪd/ noun 1. a species of atom characterized by its atomic number and its mass number See also isotope n. 1947, from nucleus […]
/ˈnʌdɪ/ noun 1. (informal, mainly Brit & Austral) in the nuddy, in the nude; naked
[nood, nyood] /nud, nyud/ Usage alert See . adjective, nuder, nudest. 1. naked or unclothed, as a person or the body. 2. without the usual coverings, furnishings, etc.; bare: a nude stretch of land laid waste by brush fires. 3. (of a photograph, painting, statue, etc.) being or prominently displaying a representation of the nude […]