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Medical Term:

caerulospinal tract


a collection of axons that originate from the nucleus caeruleus and subcaeruleus area and project bilaterally to the gray matter of the spinal cord to all spinal levels; they are a major source of noradrenergic input to the spinal cord.

Synonym(s): tractus caeruleospinalisTA

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