fasciculus gracilis

noun

fasciculus grac·​i·​lis -ˈgras-ə-ləs How to pronounce fasciculus gracilis (audio)
: either of a pair of nerve tracts of the posterior funiculus of the spinal cord situated on opposite sides of and immediately adjacent to the posterior median septum and carrying nerve fibers from the lower part of the body

called also gracile fasciculus

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“Fasciculus gracilis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fasciculus%20gracilis. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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