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BUDGES CENTRE [1 record]

Record 1 2000-06-15


Subject field(s)
  • The Eye

A collection of preganglionic sympathetic cell bodies in the lateral gray matter of cervical segments 7 and 8 and thoracic segments 1, 2, and 3 of the spinal cord.


Their axons synapse in the superior cervical ganglion and supply the dilator of the pupil.

Key term(s)
  • ciliospinal centre
  • Budge's centre
  • pupillodilatator centre


  • Oeil


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Ojo

Grupo de células situadas entre los segmentos superiores de la médula dorsal y los inferiores de la médula cervical que pertenecen al sistema simpático y controlan la dilatación pupilar.

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