reticulospinal tract


re·​tic·​u·​lo·​spi·​nal tract ri-ˌtik-yə-lō-ˌspī-nᵊl- How to pronounce reticulospinal tract (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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