medial vestibulospinal tract

medial vestibulospinal tract

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fibers that originate from the medial vestibular nucleus and descend in the spinal cord as a component of the medial longitudinal fasciculus.
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The efferent limb is then routed ipsilaterally through the medial vestibulospinal tract to the motor nucleus of the accessory cranial nerve (CNXI).
On closely assessing the final part of the reflex, it is found that the neural fibers of the medial vestibulospinal tract reach the motoneurons of the spinal cord at the C2 and C5 levels and then enter the SCM through the spinal accessory nerve.