reticulospinal tract

noun
re·​tic·​u·​lo·​spi·​nal tract | \ ri-ˌtik-yə-lō-ˌspī-nᵊl- How to pronounce reticulospinal tract (audio) \

Medical Definition of reticulospinal tract

: a tract of nerve fibers that originates in the reticular formation of the pons and medulla oblongata and descends to the spinal cord

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“Reticulospinal tract.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/reticulospinal%20tract. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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