solitariospinal tract

solitariospinal tract

[TA]
a group of axons that arise in the solitary nucleus and descend bilaterally, mainly in dorsal regions of the lateral funiculus.
Synonym(s): tractus solitariospinalis [TA]
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These impulses and are the main respiratory drive.[4,5] Action potentials are generated by the DRG to cause inspiration and expiration on a rhythmic basis.[4] These action potentials are transmitted from the DRG down the solitariospinal tract to the grey matter of the phrenic nucleus in cervical cord segments 4-6.[7] From here the path follows bilateral spinal nerves out via the cervical plexus to the phrenic nerve which arises from the third, fourth and fifth cervical spinal nerve rami.[11]