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Medical Term:

olivocochlear tract


fibers that originate from the periolivary nuclei bilaterally, exit the brianstem on the vestibular nerve, join the cochlear nerve in the inner ear, and terminate on outer hair cells.

Synonym(s): tractus olivocochlearisTA, bundle of Rasmussen

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