Definition: a group of fibers originating in the occipital lobe of the cerebral hemisphere and descending in the internal capsule and lateral part of the crus cerebri to the pontine nuclei of the basilar part of the pons.
Synonym(s): fibrae occipitopontinaeTA
See Also: corticopontine tract
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