corticospinal


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corticospinal

 [kor″tĭ-ko-spi´nal]
pertaining to or connecting the cerebral cortex and spinal cord.

corticospinal

(kôr′tĭ-kō-spī′nəl)
adj.
Of or relating to the cerebral cortex and the spinal cord.

corticospinal

Connecting the cerebral cortex and the spinal cord or pertaining to both. The corticospinal tracts are large bundles of nerve fibres largely concerned with voluntary movement.

corticospinal

pertaining to or connecting the cerebral cortex and spinal cord.

corticospinal tracts
nerve fibers in these spinal cord motor tracts have their cell bodies in the cerebral cortex. Some have crossed to the opposite side of the cord from their side of origin, some are direct.
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Brain-robot interface driven plasticity: Distributed modulation of corticospinal excitability.
Corticospinal tract and pontocerebellar fiber of central pontine myelinolysis.
2015c) Unilateral elbow flexion fatigue modulates corticospinal responsiveness in non-fatigued contralateral biceps brachii.
white matter tracts: corticospinal tract, reticulospinal tracts and afferent tracts, e.
Spinal cord reconstitution with homologous neural grafts enables robust corticospinal regeneration," Nature Medicine, 2016; DOI: 10.
Diffusion tensor imaging in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: volumetric analysis of the corticospinal tract.
Infarcts in the lower pontine region have greater likelihood of causing more damage because of the proximity to the corticospinal tract (Oh et al.
Part 2, entitled 'Neuromotor plasticity and development', discusses the corticospinal tract, its development and its plasticity.
On the other hand, other studies have focused on the restoration of the remaining nerves, such as reorganization of the corticospinal tract on the uninjured side after damage to the corticospinal tract of juvenile rats [6].
We showed that the corticospinal system is involved in the generation of skilled movements by means of a dynamic analysis of macroscopic neural data.
Anti-Nogo-A antibody infusion 24 hours after experimental stroke improved behavioral outcome and corticospinal plasticity in normotensive and spontaneously hypertensive rats," Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, vol.
The location of the lesion, affecting the left internal capsule with its long corticospinal tracts passing through, explained the obvious increase in muscular tone of the right upper and lower extremities, that is, the spasticity of the patient.