Medical Definition of Tractus corticopontini

1. Collective term for the multitude of fibres which, originating in all of the major subdivisions of the cerebral cortex, descend in the internal capsule and crus cerebri to terminate in the nuclei of the ventral part of the pons. Individual components of this massive fibre system are indicated, according to their origin in the cerebral cortex, as the frontopontine tract, parietopontine tract, occipitopontine tract, and temporopontine tract. Synonym: tractus corticopontini. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tractus Corticopontini

tractorlike
tractors
tractors out
tractory
tractotomy
tractrices
tractricoid
tractricoids
tractrix
tracts
tractus
tractus cerebellorubralis
tractus cerebellothalamicus
tractus corticobulbaris
tractus corticopontini (current term)
tractus corticospinalis
tractus corticospinalis anterior
tractus corticospinalis lateralis
tractus descendens nervi trigemini
tractus dorsolateralis
tractus fastigiobulbaris
tractus habenulopeduncularis
tractus iliotibialis
tractus mesencephalicus nervi trigemini
tractus occipitopontinus
tractus olfactorius
tractus olivocerebellaris
tractus opticus

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