spinotectal tract

noun
spi·​no·​tec·​tal tract | \ ˌspī-nō-ˌtek-tᵊl- How to pronounce spinotectal tract (audio) \

Medical Definition of spinotectal tract

: an ascending tract of nerve fibers in each lateral funiculus of white matter of the spinal cord that passes upward and terminates in the superior colliculus of the opposite side

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“Spinotectal tract.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spinotectal%20tract. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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