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gracilespinal fibers

 

Definition: axons that arise from neurons of the gracile nucleus of the medulla oblongata and descend ipsilaterally in the gracile fasciculus to terminate primarily in the posterior horn of the spinal cord in lower thoracic and lumbosacral levels.

Synonym(s): fibrae gracilispinalesTA

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