fasciculus cuneatus(redirected from Fasciculus cuneus)
the larger lateral subdivision of the posterior funiculus.
Synonym(s): fasciculus cuneatus [TA], Burdach column, Burdach fasciculus, Burdach tract, cuneate funiculus, wedge-shaped fasciculus
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The more lateral of the two large ascending axon tracts that fill the dorsal funiculus of the spinal cord. The fasciculus cuneatus contains dorsal root ganglion cell axons transmitting discriminative sensations from the ipsilateral arm, shoulder, and neck.
See also: fasciculus
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