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spinovestibular tract


Definition: a group of axons that originate from neurons primarily in lumbosacral levels; ascend ipsilaterally and in close apposition to the posterior spinocerebellar tract; and terminate in the lateral, medial, and spinal vestibular nuclei. Some of these axons may be collaterals of posterior spinocerebellar fibers.

Synonym(s): tractus spinovestibularisTA

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