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tectopontine tract

 

Definition: a fiber bundle arising in the superior colliculus, passing caudoventrally on the same side along the medial side of the lateral lemniscus, issuing fibers terminating in the lateral zone of the mesencephalic tegmentum, and ending in the lateral part of the gray matter of the ventral part of the pons.

Synonym(s): tractus tectopontinusTA, tract of Münzer and Wiener

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