lateral spinothalamic tract

(redirected from Lateral spinothalamic fasciculus)

lat·er·al spi·no·tha·lam·ic tract

[TA]
the more posterior or posterolateral part of the composite bundle, the anterolateral system, formed by the lateral and anterior spinothalamic tracts; these specific fibers convey impulses associated with pain and temperature sensation. See: spinothalamic tract.