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  1. Raphe nuclei

    The raphe nuclei are a moderate-size cluster of nuclei found in the brain stem. Their main function is to release serotonin to the rest of the brain. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants are believed to act in these nuclei, as well as at their targets.

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  1. Raphe Nuclei

    Collections of small neurons centrally scattered among many fibers from the level of the trochlear nucleus in the midbrain to the hypoglossal area in the medulla oblongata.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of raphe nuclei in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of raphe nuclei in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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