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Medical Term:

dorsal longitudinal fasciculus


a bundle of thin, poorly myelinated nerve fibers reciprocally connecting the periventricular zone of the hypothalamus with ventral parts of the central gray substance of the midbrain.

Synonym(s): fasciculus longitudinalis posteriorTA, Schütz bundle, tract of Schütz

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