fasciculus cuneatus

noun
fasciculus cu·​ne·​atus | \ -ˌkyü-nē-ˈāt-əs How to pronounce fasciculus cuneatus (audio) \

Medical Definition of fasciculus cuneatus

: either of a pair of nerve tracts of the posterior funiculus of the spinal cord that are situated on opposite sides of the posterior median septum lateral to the fasciculus gracilis and that carry nerve fibers from the upper part of the body

called also column of Burdach, cuneate fasciculus

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“Fasciculus cuneatus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fasciculus%20cuneatus. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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