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Medical Term:

temporopontine fibers


a fiber group originating in the cerebral cortex of the temporal lobe, particularly the superior and middle temporal gyri, following the sublenticular limb of the internal capsule into the lateral margin of the crus cerebri in which it descends to its termination in the pontine nuclei in the basilar part of the pons.

Synonym(s): fibrae temporopontinaeTA

See Also: corticospinal tract

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