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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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