olivospinal tract

noun

Medical Definition of olivospinal tract

: a tract of fibers on the peripheral aspect of the ventral side of the cervical part of the spinal cord that communicates with the inferior olive

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“Olivospinal tract.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/olivospinal%20tract. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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