cuneate fasciculus
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The term cuneate fasciculus refers to a bundle of ascending fibers that make up the lateral portion of the posterior white column of the spinal cord. The fibers originate in the upper thoracic segments and cervical segments of the cord and terminate in the cuneate nucleus of the medulla ( Carpenter-1983 ). The cuneate fasciculus includes the cuneate fasciculus of the spinal cord and the cuneate fasciculus of the medulla.

Also known as: cuneate fascicle, lateral fasciculus, tract of Burdach, Fasciculus cuneatus, Funiculus cuneatusNeuroNames ID : 2439


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