Definition of Tractus

1. a drawn out psalm [n -ES]



Medical Definition of Tractus

1. Synonym: tract. Origin: L. A drawing, drawing out, extent, tract, fr. Traho, pp. Tractus, to draw (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tractus

tractoration
tractored out
tractories
tractoring out
tractorless
tractorlike
tractors
tractors out
tractory
tractotomy
tractrices
tractricoid
tractricoids
tractrix
tracts
tractus (current term)
tractus cerebellorubralis
tractus cerebellothalamicus
tractus corticobulbaris
tractus corticopontini
tractus corticospinalis
tractus corticospinalis anterior
tractus corticospinalis lateralis
tractus descendens nervi trigemini
tractus dorsolateralis
tractus fastigiobulbaris
tractus habenulopeduncularis
tractus iliotibialis

Literary usage of Tractus

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1. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"The olfactory bulb and tractus ; sometimes also extended to include the lobus ... tractus Cortico-spinalis. The great motor laths from the cerebrum to the ..."

2. An Introduction to Neurology by Charles Judson Herrick (1922)
"tractus spino-olivaris, fibers arising from the entire length of the spinal cord and terminating in the inferior olive (Goldstein). ..."

3. The Nervous System of Vertebrates by John Black Johnston (1906)
"In bony fishes it is divided into the two large nuclei dorsalis and ventralis (nucleus rotundus Fritsch). From these nuclei arise the large tractus ..."

4. An Introduction to neurology by Charles Judson Herrick (1918)
"tractus spino-olivaris, fibers arising from the entire length of the spinal cord and terminating in the inferior olive (Goldstein). ..."

5. The Nervous System and Its Constituent Neurones: Designed for the Use of by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1899)
"Horizontal section through the bulbus and tractus ... Tr.o, tractus olfactorius; jrN, islands of gray substance; , anterior bundle of white substance. later ..."

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