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uncinate fasciculus of cerebellum


Definition: fastigial efferent fibers that cross within the cerebellum and descend over the lateral surface of the superior cerebellar peduncle; these fibers largely terminate in the vestibular nuclei and the reticular formation of the pons and medulla.

Synonym(s): fasciculus uncinatus cerebelliTA, hooked bundle of Russell, uncinate bundle of Russell, uncinate fasciculus of Russell

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