From the case: Spinal cord: diagrams

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- “ Simplified illustrations of the arterial supply and tracts of the spinal cord. See article for more information. ”

Used in the following articles:

  • Anterior corticospinal tract - “ The anterior corticospinal tract is formed at the level of the of the medullary pyramids, where the majority (90%) of descending corticospinal tra...”
  • Corticospinal tract - “ The corticospinal tract is a descending neural pathway primarily concerned with motor function extending from the motor cortex down to synapse wit...”
  • Lateral corticospinal tract - “ The lateral corticospinal tract is formed at the level of the of the medullary pyramids when the majority (90%) of descending corticospinal tract ...”
  • Rubrospinal tract - “ The rubrospinal tract contains neurons that carry signals from the corticorubral tract. The tract is thought to excite flexor muscles and inhibit ...”
  • Spinal cord - “ The spinal cord is the part of the central nervous system that is found within the vertebral canal of the vertebral column.  Gross anatomy It me...”
  • Spinocerebellar tract - “ The spinocerebellar tracts are afferent neurons that convey proprioceptive data from the spinal cord to the cerebellum. There are anterior and pos...”
  • Dorsal columns - “ The dorsal columns, or posterior columns, are ascending pathways primarily concerned with sensory function. They are responsible for transmitting ...”
  • Column of Goll - “ The column of Goll, also known as the gracile fasciculus or fasciculus gracilis, represents the medial portion of the dorsal columns and carries i...”
  • Column of Burdach - “ The column of Burdach, also known as the cuneate fasciculus or fasciculus cuneate, represents the lateral portion of the dorsal columns and carrie...”
  • Lateral spinothalamic tract - “ The lateral spinothalamic tract, also known as the lateral spinothalamic fasciculus, is an ascending pathway located anterolaterally within the pe...”
  • Anterior spinothalamic tract - “ The anterior spinothalamic tract, also known as the ventral spinothalamic fasciculus, is an ascending pathway located anteriorly within the spinal...”
  • Spinothalamic tracts - “ The spinothalamic tracts are ascending pathways primarily concerned with sensory function. They are responsible for transmitting pain, temperature...”
  • White matter tracts of the spinal cord - “ The spinal cord has numeorus white matter tracts that ascend and descend in the peripheral substance of the cord. They can be divided by their loc...”

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