lateral corticospinal tract
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The term lateral corticospinal tract refers to a subdivision of the corticospinal tract in the spinal cord. It is formed as 75 to 90% of the corticospinal fibers cross to the opposite side of the brainstem in the pyramidal decussation. This tract descends the length of the spinal cord in the lateral white column ( Carpenter-1983 ).

Also known as: crossed corticospinal tractNeuroNames ID : 2954


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