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tectobulbar tract


Definition: fibers originating in the deep layers of the superior colliculus and accompanying the tectospinal tract but, unlike the latter, terminating in medial regions of the pontine and medullary tegmentum.

Synonym(s): tractus tectobulbarisTA

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