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olivocochlear tract

 

Definition: 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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