medial longitudinal fasciculus

noun

Medical Definition of medial longitudinal fasciculus

: any of four longitudinal bundles of white matter of which there are two on each side that extend from the midbrain to the upper parts of the spinal cord where they are located close to the midline ventral to the gray commissure and that are composed of fibers especially from the vestibular nuclei

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“Medial longitudinal fasciculus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/medial%20longitudinal%20fasciculus. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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