Jim Sturgess on The ventropos-terior nucleus is part of the ventroposterior nuclear complex; this also includes the ventroposterior superior nucleus, which receives input from muscle spindles, and the ventroposterior inferior nucleus, which receives spinothalamic terminations related to touch, pain, and temperature. Also called posterior ventral lateral nucleus; postventral nucleus; ventral posterior lateral nucleus. venue sampling see time-location sampling. VEP abbreviation for visual EVOKED potential. verapamil n. see calcium-channel blocker. veratrine n. Jim Sturgess 2016.