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posterior acoustic stria


Definition: axons that originate from the dorsal cochlear nucleus, cross the midline dorsal to the trapezoid body, and join the lateral lemniscus; some fibers may terminate in the superior olivary nucleus, but most pass directly to the inferior colliculus or synapse in the nuclei of the lateral lemniscus enroute.

Synonym(s): stria cochlearis posteriorTA

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