motor tract


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motor tract

Etymology: L, movere, to move, tractus
an efferent nerve pathway that conveys impulses controlling movement.

motor tract

Any axon tract, usually running caudally in the CNS, that transmits output information.
See also: tract
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Specifically, we learned that abnormalities of DTI metrics in the motor tracts correspond to contralateral weakness on physical examination and that DTI metrics, including eigenvalues, can predict outcome (Figures 6 and 7).
However, ventricular dilation exerts pressure on brain tissue deforming the white matter motor tracts and fibers directly adjacent to the lateral ventricles.
Based on our previous results in stimulating nerve regeneration in the long motor tracts