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Medical Term:

intermediate acoustic striae

 

Definition: axons that arise in the cochlear nuclei; some fibers cross adjacent to the trapezoid body, and others ascend on the ipsilateral side; they terminate in periolivary nuclei and nuclei of the lateral lemniscus, and may function to modulate activity in the olivocochlear tract.

Synonym(s): stria cochlearis intermediaTA

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