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fillet

 [fil´et]
1. a loop, as of cord or tape, for making traction during surgery.
2. in the nervous system, a long band of nerve fibers.

lem·nis·cus

, pl.

lem·nis·ci

(lem-nis'kŭs, -nis'ī), [TA]
A bundle of nerve fibers ascending from sensory relay nuclei to the thalamus.
Synonym(s): fillet (1)
[L. from G. lēmniskos, ribbon or fillet]

lemniscus

/lem·nis·cus/ (lem-nis´kus) pl. lemnis´ci   [L.]
1. a ribbon or band.
2. a band or bundle of fibers in the central nervous system.

lemniscus

(lĕm-nĭs′kəs)
n. pl. lem·nisci (-nĭs′ī′, -nĭs′kī′, -nĭs′kē) Anatomy
A bundle or band of sensory nerve fibers.

lemniscus

[lemnis′kəs]
Etymology: Gk, lemniskos, fillet
a band or tract of central nervous system fibers, particularly the ascending axons of secondary sensory neurons leading to the thalamus.

lemniscus

(1) Lateral lemniscus; lemniscus lateralis [NA6].
(2) Medial lemniscus; lemniscus medialis [NA6].

lem·nis·cus

, pl. lemnisci (lem-nis'kŭs, -kī) [TA]
A bundle of nerve fibers ascending from sensory relay nuclei to the thalamus.
Synonym(s): fillet (1) .
[L. from G. lēmniskos, ribbon or fillet]

lemniscus

A bundle of nerve fibres in the brain or spinal cord.

lemniscus

bundle of nerve fibres ascending from spinal cord sensory nuclei to the thalamus

lemniscus

pl. lemnisci [L.] a ribbon or band; a band or bundle of nerve fibers in the central nervous system.

medial lemniscus
an ascending tract of sensory nerve fibers in the medulla oblongata.
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The latencies of the peaks that are generated in the CN and the lateral lemniscus are shorter than the ABR.
eP I and eP II of EABR wave were generated in the CN and contralateral lateral lemniscus.
mesencephalicus lateralis, pars dorsalis [18] as well as from the nuclei of the lateral lemniscus.
The most promising approaches to treatment in the literature include nerve stimulation techniques that activate central disinhibitory processes (TENS, Epidural spinal cord stimulation), (36,37) deep brain stimulation of the lateral thalamus and medial lemniscus (38,39) and functional return of joint motion of the involved limb (physical and occupational therapy, manipulation).
Wave IV--from superior olivary nucleus / lateral lemniscus
From the posterior columns, these nerve fibers synapse at the level of the dorsal column nuclei entering the medial lemniscus.