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bulboreticulospinal tract


Definition: a tract that originates from the gigantocellular reticular nucleus of the medulla, descends primarily as an uncrossed tract, and terminates mainly in spinal laminae VII and VIII.

Synonym(s): lateral reticulospinal tractTA, medullary reticulospinal tractTA, tractus bulboreticulospinalisTA

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