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pontocerebellar fibers


Definition: fibers arising from the nuclei of the basilar pons and primarily crossing the midline (there is a modest uncrossed projection), entering the cerebellum through the middle cerebellar peduncle and terminating as mossy fibers in the cerebellar cortex.

Synonym(s): fibrae pontocerebellaresTA

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