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mesencephalic tract of trigeminal nerve


Definition: 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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