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hypothalamospinal fibers

 

Definition: a group of fibers that originates primarily from the paraventricular nucleus and lateral and posterior hypothalamic areas, descends ipsilaterally through the ventrolateral brainstem and into the lateral funiculus of the spinal cord, and terminates in relation to neurons of the intermediolateral nucleus.

Synonym(s): fibrae hypothalamospinalesTA

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