spinotectal fibers

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spinotectal fibers

[TA]
axons originating from cell bodies in the posterior horn, crossing in the anterior white commissure, ascending as part of the anterolateral system, and primarily terminating in the deeper layers of the superior colliculus.
See also: spinomesencephalic fibers.
Synonym(s): fibrae spinotectales [TA]