reticular formation

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A network of nerve pathways and nuclei throughout the brainstem, connecting motor and sensory nerves to and from the spinal cord, the cerebellum and the cerebrum, and the cranial nerves. It is estimated that a single neuron in this network may have synapses with as many as 25,000 other neurons.

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