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anterior raphespinal tract


Definition: a group of axons that originate in the raphe nuclei, primarily of the medulla oblongata and caudal pons, and descend in the anterior funiculus.

Synonym(s): tractus raphespinalis anteriorTA, ventral raphespinal tractTA

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