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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If nerve tracts become damaged during an operation, there is a risk that distant functional areas connected to the tumor-afflicted part of the brain could be affected and induce lasting sensory, motor, and cognitive impairment.
Vertigo results from a disturbance of the balancing organ in the inner ear or in the nerve tracts leading from it.
The effect of this destruction is to slow the electrical impulses that pass along the nerve tracts.