spinothalamic fibers

spinothalamic fibers
fibrae spinothalamicae.

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  • spinothalamic tract — n any of four tracts of nerve fibers of the spinal cord that are arranged in pairs with one member of a pair on each side and that ascend to the thalamus by way of the brain stem: a) one on each side of the anterior median fissure that carries… …   Medical dictionary

  • Spinothalamic tract — Infobox Brain Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = 185 GrayPage = 760 Caption = Spinothalamic tract is 5, in blue at right. Caption2 = Diagram of the principal fasciculi of the spinal cord. (Anterior and posterior spinothalamic fasciculus is… …   Wikipedia

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  • Anterior spinothalamic tract — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = tractus spinothalamicus anterior GraySubject = 185 GrayPage = 760 Caption = Anterior spinothalamic tract is 5b, in blue at right. Caption2 = Diagram of the principal fasciculi of the spinal cord. (Anterior… …   Wikipedia

  • Posterior external arcuate fibers — Diagram showing the course of the arcuate fibers. (Testut.) 1. Medulla oblongata anterior surface. 2. Anterior median fissure. 3. Fourth ventricle. 4. Inferior olivary nucleus, with the accessory olivary nuclei. 5. Gracile nucleus …   Wikipedia

  • Pontocerebellar fibers — Brain: Pontocerebellar fibers Scheme showing the connections of the several parts of the brain. Latin fibrae pontocerebellares NeuroNames …   Wikipedia

  • Cerebrospinal fibers — Brain: Cerebrospinal fibers Coronal section through mid brain. 1. Corpora quadrigemina. 2. Cerebral aqueduct. 3. Central gray stratum. 4. Interpeduncular space. 5. Sulcus lateralis. 6. Substantia nigra. 7. Red nucleus of …   Wikipedia

  • tract — An elongated area, e.g., path, track, way. SEE ALSO: fascicle. SYN: tractus. [L. tractus, a drawing out] alimentary t. SYN: digestive t.. anterior corticospinal t. uncrossed fibers forming a small bundle in the anterior funiculus of the …   Medical dictionary

  • Nucleus — 1) In cell biology, the structure that houses the chromosomes. 2) In neuroanatomy, a group of nerve cells. * * * 1. In cytology, typically a rounded or oval mass of protoplasm within the cytoplasm of a plant or animal cell; it is surrounded by a… …   Medical dictionary

  • fibrae spinothalamicae — [TA] spinothalamic fibers: nerve fibers originating in the spinal cord and ascending to terminate in the thalamus, most decussating in the anterior white commissure. They constitute one of the fiber populations of the anterolateral system …   Medical dictionary

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