central tegmental tract
Acronym: ctg
The term central tegmental tract refers to a pathway containing fibers from midbrain nuclei that project to the inferior olivary complex, as well as fibers originating in the pontine reticular formation and the medullary reticular formation that project to several nuclei of the thalamus. It is a composite structure consisting of the central tegmental tract of the midbrain and the central tegmental tract of the pons ( Carpenter-1983 ).

Also known as: Tractus tegmentalis centralis


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