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Medical Term:

rubroolivary fibers


Definition: axons that arise from cells of the parvocellular part of the red nucleus, descend ipsilaterally as one component of the central tegmental tract, and terminate primarily in the principal olivary nucleus.

Synonym(s): fibrae rubroolivaresTA

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