spinoperiaqueductal fibers

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spinoperiaqueductal fibers

[TA]
axons originating from cell bodies of the posterior horn, ascending as part of the contralateral anterolateral system, and terminating in the periaqueductal gray of the mesencephalon; involved in descending pathways for pain suppression.
See also: spinomesencephalic fibers.