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Medical Term:

dentatothalamic fibers


Definition: nerve fibers projecting from the dentate nucleus of the cerebellum to the contralateral thalamus via the superior cerebellar peduncle (and its decussation); these fibers enter the thalamus as one component of the thalamic fasciculus.

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