Definition: anterior (ventral) system of fibers originating in the parietal lobe of the cerebral hemisphere; descend in the internal capsule and through the lateral part of the crus cerebri to terminate in the pontine nuclei in the ventral part of the pons.
Synonym(s): fibrae parietopontinaeTA
See Also: corticopontine tract
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.