nerve tract


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nerve tract

a bundle or group of nerve fibers in the brain or spinal cord.
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These nerve tracts must be protected as much as possible; otherwise, permanent dysfunction could occur.
Under the microscope, these fascial tissues proved to be nerve tracts running out of the falx cerebri with brain tissue attached to the free end.
Diffuse ganglioneuromatosis refers to masslike intramural or transmural expansions of the myenteric plexus and nerve tracts by neural, glial, and stromal elements and are associated with neurofibromatosis 1 and multiple endocrine neoplasia type IIb.
Much of this response is mediated at the level of the spinal cord but some impulses do make their way to various areas of the brain like the cerebellum, the basal ganglia, the reticular formation and the brain stem, before being co-ordinated in the thalamus and sent back down the various motor nerve tracts to the muscles or organs.
Vertigo results from a disturbance of the balancing organ in the inner ear or in the nerve tracts leading from it.