dorsal longitudinal fasciculus


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a bundle of thin, poorly myelinated nerve fibers reciprocally connecting the periventricular zone of the hypothalamus with ventral parts of the central gray substance of the midbrain.

dorsal longitudinal fasciculus

An axon tract that interconnects the brainstem reticular formation and the hypothalamus.
See also: fasciculus

Schütz,

Hugo, early 20th century German neurologist anatomist.
Schütz bundle - thin, poorly myelinated nerve fibers reciprocally connecting the periventricular zone of the hypothalamus with ventral parts of the central gray substance of the midbrain. Synonym(s): dorsal longitudinal fasciculus
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