corticospinal


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Related to corticospinal: Anterior corticospinal tract, Corticospinal fibres

corticospinal

 [kor″tĭ-ko-spi´nal]
pertaining to or connecting the cerebral cortex and spinal cord.

corticospinal

(kôr′tĭ-kō-spī′nəl)
adj.
Of or relating to the cerebral cortex and the spinal cord.

corticospinal

Connecting the cerebral cortex and the spinal cord or pertaining to both. The corticospinal tracts are large bundles of nerve fibres largely concerned with voluntary movement.

corticospinal

pertaining to or connecting the cerebral cortex and spinal cord.

corticospinal tracts
nerve fibers in these spinal cord motor tracts have their cell bodies in the cerebral cortex. Some have crossed to the opposite side of the cord from their side of origin, some are direct.
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Morphology criterion: Impaired motor conduction of the corticospinal tracts by tracking changes in the pattern and duration of MEP waveform morphology.
On-line flexibility of the cognitive tuning of corticospinal excitability: A TMS study in human gait.
The corticospinal fibres get a little fragmented in the pons, and no longer visible as a nice tight bundle.
The absence of purposeful movement indicates damage extending throughout the corticospinal system.
As in reflex responses, UMN lesions decrease the inhibitory drive in the corticospinal tract to produce spasticity during voluntary movement and create abnormalities of posture and tone associated with spasticity.
Further vibration work is also required on the quadriceps and hamstrings to determine if acute indirect vibration truly increases the excitability of the corticospinal pathway.
the Babinski sign) is indicative of corticospinal or pyramidal tract dysfunction in the adult.
Does corticospinal plasticity play a role in acquisition of skills required for high-performance sports?
Repair of adult rat corticospinal tract by transplants of olfactory ensheathing cells.
While we can not prove its causality, the relationship between ventricular and peduncular expansion indicates that ventricular expansion coincides with the size of the corticospinal tract in the midbrain.
The corticospinal tracts pass through this region that suffers damage and cerebral palsy may result depending on the extent of the injury.
Examination of the spinal cord showed gross degeneration of corticospinal tracts and less pronounced degeneration in Goll columns.