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Medical Term:

posterior trigeminothalamic tract

Definition

fibers that originate primarily in the posteromedial portion of the principal sensory nucleus and ascend on the ipsilateral side to terminate in the ventral posteromedial nucleus.

Synonym(s): dorsal trigeminothalamic tractTA, tractus trigeminothalamicus posteriorTA

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