lateral spinothalamic tract(redirected from Lateral spinothalamic fasciculus)
lat·er·al spi·no·tha·lam·ic tract[TA]
the more posterior or posterolateral part of the composite bundle, the anterolateral system, formed by the lateral and anterior spinothalamic tracts; these specific fibers convey impulses associated with pain and temperature sensation. See: spinothalamic tract.
Synonym(s): tractus spinothalamicus lateralis [TA]
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