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bulbar corticonuclear fibers


Definition: nerve fibers projecting from the motor and somatic sensory cortices to motor and sensory relay nuclei of the medulla oblongata, such as the hypoglossal nucleus, accessory nucleus, and gracile and cuneate nuclei.

See: corticonuclear fibers

Synonym(s): fibrae corticonucleares bulbiTA

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