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mesencephalic corticonuclear fibers


Definition: nerve fibers projecting primarily from the frontal eye field to the motor nuclei of the mesencephalon such as the oculomotor and trochlear nuclei; these inputs are relayed through nuclei located adjacent to these motor nuclei.

See: corticonuclear fibers

Synonym(s): fibrae corticonucleares mesencephaliTA

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