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Medical Term:

mesencephalic tract of trigeminal nerve


located alongside the central substance of the midbrain and composed of primary sensory fibers, the cells of origin of which compose the mesencephalic nucleus of the trigeminus.

Synonym(s): tractus mesencephalicus nervi trigeminiTA

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