gracile fasciculus
The term gracile fasciculus refers to a bundle of ascending fibers that make up the medial portion of the posterior white column of the spinal cord. The fibers arise from all levels of the cord and terminate in the gracile nucleus ( Carpenter-1983 ). The gracile fasciculus includes the gracile fasciculus of the spinal cord and the gracile fasciculus of the medulla.

Also known as: gracile fascicle, Fasciculus gracilis, Funiculus gracilisNeuroNames ID : 2440

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