medial lemniscus

noun

Medical Definition of medial lemniscus

: a band of nerve fibers that transmits proprioceptive impulses from the spinal cord to the thalamus

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“Medial lemniscus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/medial%20lemniscus. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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